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’Local boy made good’ increases church fayre attendance

Thomas Baldwin reports on the influence of a comic book artist on a Coatbridge church.

COATBRIDGE: Townhead Parish Church in Glasgow had an eight-fold increase in the number of people attending its annual Christmas Fayre last year, thanks to sponsorship from a local boy made good.

The event was sponsored by Mark Millar, the successful comic book writer who was brought up locally, and his wife Lucy; and led by creative team Karen MacDonald and Debbie Marcuccilli, both art teachers, accompanied by five elves in the shape of senior pupils from Belmont High School in Newton Mearns.

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