How one Church is tackling deprivation in their community

Thousands of people have been helped in Shildon, County Durham, by ‘Shildon Alive’ a project set up by St John’s Church in the town. Revd David Tomlinson, priest-in-charge, talks about its work – from community gardens, to a food bank, a credit union, a ‘mini Santa’ project tackling isolation amongst the elderly and ‘guerrilla gardening’ for children.

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