Posted in November 2013

Prayers requested by @CLC_Stockport following second adjacent building disaster in 18 months

Prayers requested by @CLC_Stockport following second adjacent building disaster in 18 months

CLC STOCKPORT has experienced its second adjacent building disaster in only 18 months as an upper section of the building next door to their new premises collapsed into the road on Thursday 21st November 2013. CLC STOCKPORT has experienced its second adjacent building disaster in only 18 months as the top floor of the building next door to their new premises collapsed into the road on Thursday 21st November 2013. It was only in May last year that the original shop was forced to close and relocate following a fire in the premises next door. The following call for prayer was issued on Thursday via facebook:

“Please Pray – the unoccupied shop building next to ours collapsed into the road at 7pm this evening. The occupants of the flats above the shop have been evacuated as a safety precaution. One of them appears to have had his car written off – you may be able to see it under the rubble in the photo. The whole of the top floor of the building is down – apart from a very dangerous corner ‘tower’ that remains next to our building. There seems no doubt that will have to come down too before anyone is allowed into our building. Even so at first glance it does look as though our building will be ok, but obviously until that is verified by the building inspectors who are due at around 8am Friday morning we won’t know for certain…” Continue reading

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And so it ends: farewell to Wesley Owen’s last physical store as Birmingham branch prepares for closure

NOVEMBER 5TH 2013 heralded the end of an era for the Christian book trade as the closure of Wesley Owen’s last physical store, its Birmingham branch, was announced via facebook for the end of this year. Please pray for all the staff affected.

The announcement reads:

“It is with great sadness that we tell you that Wesley Owen Birmingham will be closing down at the end of the year. We’d like to thank you all for your support and custom over the years. You will still be able to purchase all the same great products from http://www.wesleyowen.com in the future, simply using your Wesley Owen membership number. We currently have 25% off everything in store, so come down and grab a bargain before it’s too late.” Continue reading