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LICHFIELD: Counselling and a cuppa

by Margaret Duggan

THE number of teams of Street Pastors is growing, around the country. Less well known is the hot-drinks ministry, where volunteers provide hot tea and coffee to late revellers in the small hours when they are often feeling cold and disorientated.

Now the Late Night Listeners of the Lichfield Churches Criminal Justice Forum are combining both approaches. The convener of the forum, Geof­frey Parkinson, tells me that they ran two pilot evenings before Christmas and ...

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