How I felt watching someone break into my local church

A new genre of online documentarian comes to Leigh

By Val Fraser

It’s early morning. I’m emerging from a deep sleep, drinking instant coffee and aimlessly scrolling through my Facebook feed. A post pops up which catches my eye. Someone is filming themselves breaking into a church. And it’s a church I know - St Thomas’s in Bedford, Leigh. Suddenly I’m wide awake. On red alert. Violated. Panicking. Should …

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