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Villagers’ sit-in yields price-cut

by a staff reporter

PROTESTERS who staged a round-the-clock sit-in at a church that was officially closed nearly three weeks ago have been told that they can buy the building at a cut-price rate.

The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, told those protesting at the closure of All Saints’, Maerdy, in south Wales, that they could use the church for worship, if they could find money to restore and maintain it. They could buy the building — which is said to need about £400,000’s worth of repairs — for a ...

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