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Norfolk Christian news stories from 2007 

NetworkNorfolkTenYears400In the second part of our tenth anniversary series we look back at some of the major news stories we covered in 2007, which included a new church building opening while another suffered an arson attack, plans for a new YMCA and a visit from an Archbishop.  

New YMCA is final piece in Norwich jigsaw
JANUARY: The final piece of the jigsaw to redevelop Norwich bus station has been unveiled as a modern YMCA building. More ...
 
Go-ahead for £14m plans Norwich cathedral
CathedralHostryPlansAPRIL: Councillors have backed £14m plans for a new education centre at Norwich Cathedral despite fears that building work could kill a 40-year-old protected copper beech tree. More ...
 
Arsonists torch Norwich church hall
MAY: More than 20 community groups are counting the cost of an arson attack which destroyed a popular church hall in Norwich. More ...
 
Footballers honour tragic John at tournament
JUNE: Around 100 footballers paid tribute to Norfolk Christian League footballer John Sewell, who died in a tragic incident last November, by taking part in a five-a-side tournament held in his honour on Saturday June 16. More ...
 
ENYP Launched - desperate, hungry and willing
SEPTEMBER: On Sunday September 9 East Norwich Youth Project had its official launch – with a well attended evening and good representation from a number of individuals and local churches. More ...
 
New church hall is opened for worship
SEPTEMBER: The new meeting hall of Oak Grove Chapel in Norwich was used for the first time on Sunday, September 16 with over 200 people in attendance. More ...
 
RowanWilliamsArchbishop speaks from the heart in Norwich
NOVEMBER: The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke from the heart about being a Christian in today’s world to 600 clergy and lay leaders at Norwich Cathedral. More ...
 
Book launch helps YMCA Norfolk celebrate
DECEMBER: YMCA Norfolk has helped mark its 150 years of service across the county by launching a commemorative book detailing its fascinating history over the century and a half. More ...

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