Large amount of historic silverware stolen from Hope church


POLICE are investigating the theft of a large amount of historical silverware from a church in Hope.

St Peter’s Church, in Pindale Road, was broken into sometime between July 2 and July 27.

Thieves raided a safe and took several items, including two silver chalices and a pewter collection plate from the 17th Century.

Witnesses should call 0345 123 3333.