The Reverend Richard Steel
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Vicar's £10 handout to his parish raises £10,000

3 April 2013 Last updated at 07:54 BST

A vicar from Huddersfield who raised funds for his parish by handing out £10 notes and asking his congregation to multiply it, has seen a good return for his investment.

The Reverend Richard Steel distributed £550 last November in the hope of raising money for repairs at St John's Church in Kirkheaton, near Huddersfield.

Members of the church used the cash to raise about £10,000, meaning the work can now go ahead.

Danny Savage reports.