Woodpeckers damage church spire

An ancient church in Essex has been left with a large repair bill after woodpeckers put holes in the spire.

  1. Victoria Lampard

Woodpeckers damage ancient Essex church

Woodpeckers sending out love calls to attract a mate, have left an ancient church in Essex with a hefty repair bill.

The holes they've pecked in the spire at All Saints Church in Stisted, along with a leaking roof will cost up to £200,000 to fix.

The work can now be carried out thanks to a grant from the heritage lottery fund.

Click below to watch Victoria Lampard's report.

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