Col­lec­tion thieves not act­ing for church

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

THE VICAR of St Matthew’s Church in Eye, the Rev­erend Colin Hurst has asked for it to be made clear that the church is not con­duct­ing door-to-door col­lec­tions or carol singing in aid of the church this Christ­mas. It comes af­ter a story was pub­lished in the ET ontues­day about two women and a boy stole a char­ity cash bucket from out­side a house in Ful­bridge Road, New Eng­land, Peter­bor­ough pos­ing as carol singers from “Eye church”. He said: “Any­one call­ing on parish­ioners and claim­ing this is not act­ing on be­half of the church.”

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