UK Churches Protest Casino - Monday 24th of April 2006

UK – As reported by This is Local London News: "Three churches are joining forces to protest against a proposed Las Vegas-style casino.

"Dartford Council hopes to fight off competition from 26 other local authorities to build the UK's only super casino on land next to the Ebbsfleet station site in south-east London.

"…Church of England rural dean for Dartford the Rev David Kitley, Methodist superintendent minister for Kent Thameside the Rev Tim Crome and the Rev William Scanlan of the Roman Catholic Church are working together to fight the development.

"Mr Crome, of Spittal Street Methodist Church, thought the different denominations would stand more of a chance to make the council listen if they banded together…"

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