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Funding is cut for Leeds work with refugees

by a staff reporter

Posted: 10 Feb 2017 @ 12:05

A CHURCH refugee charity that serves hundreds of adult and child refugees with food, and offers Eng­lish classes, is facing closure because of funding cuts.

The charity, Meeting Point, set up in 2003 by churchgoers in Armley, Leeds, has money to keep its doors open for only another six months.

Government funding cuts mean that more charities have to bid against each other for smaller amounts of cash, the Vicar of Christ Church, the Revd Arani Sen, said.

”Because of ...

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