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Sunday, 10 August 2008

Lord protect us! Now even the pulpit in a 836-year-old church falls victim to health and safety

It's enough to try the patience of a saint.

For centuries the word of God had been preached unhindered from the pulpit in the Church of All Saints – then along came the health and safety jobsworths.

Now the church has been forced to draw up guidelines after being warned by council officials that the pulpit is ‘dangerous’ and that preachers might be injured while climbing its seven spiral stone steps.

READ MORE - Source: The Daily Mail 10th August 2008

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