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.
More top news
Fantastic photographs celebrate the heritage of the North East. Historic England's exhibition in Newcastle opens on August 10th.
A Serious Case Review found crucial communication failures and several opportunities missed to stop the suffering over a period of years.
The leader of North Yorkshire County Council Leader has issued a statement to the victims of the former mayor of Scarborough.