The fight for Nonconformist freedoms – and Chartism

Some old church battle grounds recalled by Jean Silvan Evans People often say today that religion and politics don’t mix. But, the more I look into the life of our illustrious forefather John Batchelor – better known as the statue in the Hayes than the founder of Charles Street Congregational Church, forerunner of City URC […]

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Safeguarding Policy – City United Reformed Church

City United Reformed Church encourages all individuals that use the building to play their part in: creating and maintaining a safe environment for all, especially children and adults at risk, so that the dignity of each person is respected being informed about different forms of abuse and harassment and how to respond appropriately, making it […]

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Questions for our times

It’s 4am. Can’t sleep. I have been ‘hyem’ – that is ‘home’ in dialect – fear not Boris, only in memory! That’s what it is like in lockdown. And this by virtue of two books sent to me by friends: Northumberland and its People, and the other, From Shiels to Shields, North Shields on the […]

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Read Reform for free!

For as long as people are shut up indoors, Reform magazine is free to read online. Just click here.As in the words of a popular British children’s programme, why don’t you switch off the TV and do something less boring instead during this coronavirus lockdown? Read May’s edition of the United Reformed Church’s Reform magazine. The May issue, […]

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