Campaigners who had been fundraising to try and restore St John's Church Hall say the community will be badly affected by its loss.
They had raised thousands for improvements and were nearing their target. Now they're not sure what their next move will be.
Sandra Dawson has been a parishioner at St John's for 40 years and told us how important the hall was to the community.
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