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Council seeks church as 'hub'

Maggie Durran

by Maggie Durran

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 @ 03:00

After 14 years as a busy venue, our church now finds that its main user-group has gone bankrupt. The problem it faces is mainly continuing bills but drastically reduced income. The local council wants to close a number of community buildings, and use our church as a hub for voluntary groups. What are the issues we should check?

COUNCILS are badly strapped for funds. A great deal of their "kindness" to voluntary groups - helping them to find working space and revenue ...

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