Burglaries in the Diocese

The Diocese has been notified of several burglaries to churches to the south and east of Northampton in recent days.

St Mary the Virgin, Little Houghton was broken into on the night of 7/8 September. On the 9/10 September, St John the Baptist, Quinton was targeted, possibly around 3:30am to 4:30am, while St Peter & St Paul, Preston Deanery is understood to have been hit. This church is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

As always, please remain vigilant and report immediately any suspicious activity to the police. If you have been the victim of such a crime, please email jon.breckon@peterborough-diocese.org.uk.

Thank you.

Jon Breckon
Historic Churches Support Officer, Diocese of Peterborough

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