Fire guts church hall

A fire has gutted a church hall in a village in County Durham that locals were raising money to restore.

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Locals had already raised over £20 thousand to restore hall

The sign from St John's Church Hall removed by crews Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Local residents in Meadowfield in County Durham had raised over £20 thousand to restore St John's Church Hall.

This morning (Sunday March 23) a fire all but destroyed the building.

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