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Puzzles in church

THIS is the first jigsaw festival that I have heard of in a church, and it seems to have been very successful, drawing in more than 500 people.

During the year, members of the congrega­tion of St Martin's, Brig­house, in Wakefield diocese, had completed more than 600 jigsaws (someone calculated that that meant 475,000 pieces), and some­how kept them together so that they could be displayed for sale - 200 at a time - on tables up and down the nave. As soon as one was ...

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