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Lawmaker urges halt to demolition of historic Union Church as heritage board may consider protection rating review

Lawmaker Eddie Chu said it was “ridiculous” that the government did not halt the demolition of the historic Union Church, as the government heritage board is considering information over whether to upgrade its protection rating. The sanctuary and bell tower of the church on Kennedy Road, built in 1949, were listed as Grade III historic buildings in March. […]