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WORCESTER: Calling all teddies

by Margaret Duggan

THE past few years have brought the sight of adventur­ous teddy bears bungee-jumping, parachuting, and whizzing down zip wires from their church towers all over the country. In the early days, I understand that this page did quite a lot to spread the idea. Children have loved it. Teddies have had health checks before paying a modest registra­tion fee, and have received a certificate for their exploit.

Now, from Pershore Abbey, in Worcester diocese, ...

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