Local church puts out plea for wardrobe following roof damage
By Evie Payne
20th Nov 2023 | Local News
St Mary's Church in Astbury has put out a plea for a solid wood wardrobe to store clothing and equipment safely following roof damage.
The team are on the lookout for a wardrobe to help keep their robes and other equipment dry after the roof was damaged in recent bed weather.
Read on to find out more.
In March 2022, St Marys Church in Astbury, on Peel Lane had historic paving stones stolen.
Almost one year ago, three men were sentenced for the crime, and other incidents that took place beyond the Cheshire border too.
Read more about the arrests here.
Now, the team from the historic church is on the hunt for a wardrobe to keep their robes and equipment dry following damage to the roof of the Grade I heritage site.
The team took to social media to request support from the local community: "St Mary's Astbury Church, Congleton is looking for a solid wood wardrobe that would help storing the robes and equipment due to damage to the roof.
"Due to being funded purely by donations we'd need it to be free. Many thanks."
Can you help?
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