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Community rallies after Salford church fire

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 12:04

A GRADE II listed church in Salford which was nearing the end of a ten-year makeover, which had cost £750,000, was reduced to a smouldering shell in a suspected arson attack last Sunday night. The Priest-in-Charge of the Church of the Ascension, Salford, Canon David Wyatt, spoke this week of his hurt and frustration. But he also praised the “heart-warming” response from people in his parish.

“It has been an incredible experience to see the goodwill,” Canon Wyatt said.“It is not always ...

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