£200,000 grant for Carlisle Cathedral repairs

Carlisle Cathedral is to receive almost £200,000 in government funding for repairs and renovations. The money will go towards fixing leaking roofs, repair stained glass, and replace stonework.

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£200,000 grant for Carlisle Cathedral repairs

Carlisle Cathedral is to receive almost £200,000 to help repair the church Credit: ITV News Border

Carlisle Cathedral is to receive almost £200,000 in government funding for repairs and renovations.

It's been announced that cathedrals across England will receive a total of £5million in the first round of grants from the First World War Centenary Cathedral repair fund.

The money will go towards fixing leaking roofs, repair stained glass, and replace stonework.

The fund was announced in Budget 2014 and set up in April this year.

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