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Church opens its doors for Christmas homeless

Centenary Methodist Church in Boston

A church in Lincolnshire is providing emergency night shelter over the Christmas period.

The Centenary Methodist Church in Boston has opened part of the building to accommodate people living on the town's streets.

The overnight shelter has been organised by the local group of Churches Together.

Chairman of the Group, the Reverend Neil Vickers, said the area faces particular problems.

"Boston is rather different because there are a lot of nationalities who come for seasonal work and when the jobs finish they then become homeless if they can't get back to their own country."

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