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Better and better

by Margaret Duggan

THE 1860s church was knocked down 30 years ago, and the Toxteth congregation moved into the mission hall for more than 25 years. During that time, they put together a project to build a new St Cleopas’s in their area of Liverpool, and with individual pledges raised £50,000 towards the total cost of £650,000.

Three years ago, building began, and they are now paying off the last £17,000 of the final loans. It is a dual-purpose building — “even more than we ...

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Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 15:25
Giving in @c_of_e up to £1 billion. But number of givers falling http://t.co/XTRi469vxv http://t.co/DZOtKmFWHH