Wardens get creative to save Dalton church's roof
Saint Mary’s Church in Dalton 800 years old and is home to the town's annual Christmas Tree Festival, but guardians of the building have become increasingly fearful of the state of the roof and are now appealing for aid.
The roof is made of a rare green slate which costs twice as much as grey slate and to fix the leaks the bill is estimated at £20,000.
On Monday May 23, church warden Barbara Irwin, 69, a resident of Dalton for 21 years, is taking part in a 'sponsored hair dye' to raise funds for the building. She will transform her locks in to shocking purple tresses to bring in extra... read more
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