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Wednesday welcomed Wallasey Rotary Club
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Welcoming the group of appreciative Wallasey Rotarians we were delighted to find that some of them had their own personal heritage associated with this church and are willing to share it with us. The photo is taken by Anthony Bakewell when he sailed in to Liverpool on the QEII. One kind lady has promised an LP record of the choir at this church in about 1955. Wouldn't that be interesting? Hopefully, during our second Heritage Lottery Project, we

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Press release: The Dome of Home wins funding for a second Heritage Lottery Fund Project
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The Dome of Home wins funding for a second Heritage Lottery Fund Project Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena’s Church, New Brighton (also known as The Dome of Home) has received initial support, including development funding of £39,800, towards a project totalling £250,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This funding will enable the project team to continue the repair to roofs, brickwork, internal plaster work and develop a community space, it

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Home-made afternoon tea for the Mayor and Mayoress of Wirral
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A big thank you to the team who worked to prepare the wonderful, home-made afternoon tea for the Mayor on Tuesday, those behind the scenes as well of those present on the day! It was a real feast. When the Mayor was presented with a beautifully decorated cake showing the Mayoral crest and silhouette of the Dome, he was loath to cut in to it. Instead, he suggested donating the cake to the volunteers who work at the Foodbank. Of course, Canon Montjean

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HLF Project 1: Date to start the building work to repair the roof
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Following a pre-contract meeting last week with our architect, quantity surveyor and the contractor, we have been given a preliminary start date of Monday 19th May for the first HLF project. This project will insulate and restore the main barrel roof, some re-pointing to high levels, install a toilet at the back of church and some internal re-plastering. Gallery of photos showing building works progress coming soon on this site. St. Vincent Ferrer,

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Stop Press: Heritage Lottery Fund investment secured

Press release - HLF second-round pass Ss Peter, Paul and St Philomena’s Church, New Brighton (also known as The Dome of Home) has received a confirmed grant of £138,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to repair the roof, provide an accessible toilet and engage visitors, it was announced today... Canon Amaury Montjean, French priest and rector of the church commented, “Following the enormous success of our first Heritage Open Days last September,

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