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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Friends Of St Mary The Virgin Ware

  • Income

    £1.9K

  • Spending

    £0.2K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1120794

Contact details

Public address

  • 115 High Oak Road, Ware, SG12 7PA

Aims & activities

to recruit members and organise events of cultural and historical interest to support and promote the Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ware, Hertfordshire, as a building of historical and architectural importance and as a centre for community and cultural activities; and to raise funds to maintain, preserve and repair the fabric and fittings of the church.

What the charity does

  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

A) THE FRIENDS IS ESTABLISHED FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC TO ASSIST IN THE PROMOTION, MAINTENANCE, PRESERVATION AND REPAIR OF THE CHURCH OF ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, WARE, HERTFORDSHIRE, AS A BUILDING OF HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL IMPORTANCE AND AS A CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, ALONGSIDE ITS ROLE AS A PLACE OF WORSHIP. B) IN FURTHERANCE OF THE SAID OBJECTS BUT NOT OTHERWISE THE FRIENDS MAY: I) RAISE FUNDS AND INVITE AND RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS PROVIDED THAT IN RAISING FUNDS THE FRIENDS SHALL NOT UNDERTAKE ANY SUBSTANTIAL PERMANENT TRADING ACTIVITIES AND SHALL CONFORM TO ANY RELEVANT REQUIREMENTS OF THE LAW, AND ALSO PROVIDED THAT THE FRIENDS EXERCISES DISCRETION OVER THE USE OF THE CHARITABLE FUNDS OF THE FRIEND. II) DO ALL SUCH OTHER LAWFUL THINGS AS ARE NECESSARY FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE OBJECTS. III) THE FRIENDS RECOGNISES THAT THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE PARISH CHURCH (THE PCC) IS THE BODY LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE, MAINTENANCE, PRESERVATION AND INSURANCE OF THE FABRIC OF ST. MARY'S CHURCH AND THE FITTINGS AND FURNITURE THEREOF AND HAS THE ULTIMATE CONTROL OF ALL WORKS DONE WITHIN AND UPON IT..

Governing document

CONSTITUTION DATED 28 AUGUST 2007

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice, Hertfordshire

Organisation type

Standard registration

  • 9 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Hertfordshire