Byker church vandalism 'like biting the hand that feeds you' says vicar

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    30 OCT 2018: "...A congregation that has fought a long battle to save its listed church was delighted to land a grant for urgent repairs – then left angry after acts of vandalism set them back. For 16 years, St Michael’s Church on the edge of the Byker Wall in Newcastle, had lain empty, with worshippers forced to leave the deteriorating building and instead meet in a nearby former bakery unit. After eventually moving back into the church and erecting a tent inside the building for shelter, they were awarded a £147,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, with most of the money aimed at fixing the leaking roof....."
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