After 140 years of serving the community, a Redditch church is to be shut.
The church commissioners have confirmed that St George’s Church can be closed in line with the view of the church councils of the parish.
The commissioners considered a number of submissions for and against the closure of the church before agreeing with the Bishop of Worcester’s proposals to put into effect the parish request, which had also been supported by deanery and diocesan committees.
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