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Funding boost for church

PUBLISHED: 17:50 25 September 2017 | UPDATED: 17:51 25 September 2017

Suffolk county councillor Jamie Starling presents a cheque for £3,624 toRev Eoin Buchanan, of the St Peter & St John Parish church in Kirkley. Picture: Courtesy of Jamie Starling

Suffolk county councillor Jamie Starling presents a cheque for £3,624 toRev Eoin Buchanan, of the St Peter & St John Parish church in Kirkley. Picture: Courtesy of Jamie Starling

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A church will be able to install two new heating units after receiving a funding boost.

The St Peter and St John Parish Church in Kirkley was celebrating after they were boosted with more than £3,500 from the locality budgets of two Suffolk county councillors.

Jenny Ceresa and Jamie Starling – county councillors for the Lowestoft South division – jointly contributed a total of £3,624 to the church in St Peter’s Road.

With both councillors giving £1,812 each from their locality budgets, it meant the church will be able to purchase and install two gas fired heating units.

Mr Starling presented a cheque for £3,624 to Rev Eoin Buchanan, of the St Peter and St John Parish Church in Kirkley, recently.

Mr Starling said: “The money will be used to purchase two new heating units so that the church can continue to host community events during the winter months.”

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