Churches are being encouraged to check their security arrangements following lead thefts in the south of the diocese.
Lead downpipes were stolen from Bunny St Mary this week, and there was a similar incident at Ratcliffe on Soar. Just over the border in Leicestershire, lead was taken from the roof of Knipton church.
For further advice contact DAC Secretary, Jonathan Pickett firstname.lastname@example.org or Ecclesiastical insurance at https://www.ecclesiastical.com/church/ , who have produced the useful ‘Theft of Metal’ checklist reproduced below. Click here for a downloadable and print-friendly version of the file.theft-of-metal-checklist