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Chilly nights out

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 28 Mar 2013 @ 12:15

"CHILLILY" was the word he used when I asked the Revd Jonathan Sharples how it was going, keeping his pledge to sleep for a week in the old Priest's Room in the church, up a stone staircase that is made of Saxon coffin-lids. The room has windows on three sides, but none of them has complete glass.

He was doing it to raise money for a ramp to improve access into St Mary's, Astbury, which is near Congleton, in Chester diocese. So far, they have £50,000, but need ...

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