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CHESTER: Feeding the hungry — in the UK

by Margaret Duggan

IT IS usually considered a prosperous area of the Chester diocese. Wilmslow has a lot of big houses and well-to-do people, says the Associate Priest at St Bartholomew’s, the Revd Magdalen Smith (above, right). It took some persuasion to get the congregations at the two churches in the parish to realise that there was more poverty, and there were more people struggling, than they had realised.

She had been reading a book about feeding the hungry in California, and it inspired ...

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