A REAL estate company is offering its services on a charitable basis to help build a new church for Blackbird Leys.

Newcore Capital Management is covering the costs of the planning process and acting as a strategic advisor for the project to rebuild the Holy Family Church.

Trustees hope to build a new church, café, community hall, creche and offices.

Hugo Llewelyn, managing director of Newcore, said: "Our aim as a business is spend up to 30 per cent of our time using our own money and regeneration skills on a not-for-profit basis, where there is need."