Coffee morning to celebrate work on church’s ‘tin hut’

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Community groups who donated towards the first phase of the refurbishment of Whaplode Drove’s “tin hut” – St John the Baptist Church’s church room – had a coffee morning to see how the work turned out.

The major improvement so far is a new door offering disabled access and better access for mums pushing prams and pushchairs.

Included in the donations were sums from a country fair, Whaplode Parish Council and Lincolnshire Co-operative.

In the spring, work will start on a major overhaul thanks to a £50,000 grant from the waste recycling organisation and work will include a new roof, toilet area and kitchen.

Liz McRoberts, from the parochial church council, said: “It is going to be wonderful.” Photo: SG171112-06MD