Church is ‘not fit for purpose’

Newtongrange parish church
Newtongrange parish church

A MIDLOTHIAN church is set to be demolished to create a new centre for worship.

Newtongrange Church has been branded as not fit for purpose and too costly to maintain in the long term.

While the building’s future will be determined later this month, the Church of Scotland has already pledged funding for a site survey and consideration of design options.

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