Busking minister hits right note for charity

Oxford Mail: The Rev Dick Wolff in action The Rev Dick Wolff in action

BUSKING minister the Rev Dick Wolff made his annual appearance in Oxford city centre yesterday for Christian Aid Week.

Mr Wolff, a Minister of the United Reformed churches at Temple Cowley and Risinghurst, played the accordion without a break from 10am until 4pm in Cornmarket Street.

The 59-year-old, who is also a city councillor, was helped by fiddler Ed Pritchard and raised £292.

Mr Wolff said: “I can’t remember exactly but this must be something like the 10th year I’ve done it.

“It was hard work and a bit colder than in previous years. It was quite warm in the sun so I got a bit of sunburn but also had freezing fingers.”

Christian Aid Week ends on Sunday.

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