Bradford Telegraph and ArgusChurch graffiti is removed (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)

Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting TANEWS to 80360, or email

Church graffiti is removed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rev Peter Mott Rev Peter Mott

Bradford Council workers have cleaned off the graffiti that was daubed on Keighley Shared Church.

The graffiti, which referred to the notorious Keighley “Topend” gang, was scrawled on the door facing towards the graveyard.

Priest-in-charge at the church, the Reverend Peter Mott, said the council workers cleaned up the door earlier this week.

“The church cleaner tried to get rid of it with soap and water, but it needed something stronger,” he said. “The Council has done a good job, so thanks to them.”

He said after the damage was reported, a Muslim organisation got in touch with an offer to pay for the cleaning work.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree