Suffice to say, some residents in the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire, (presumably those who are managing to contain their laughter) are a little offended by this, but the magazine's editor has defended the message:
"The letter was written by a member of a local Christian group. It had been approved by a team vicar before being published and if people didn't like then that is their opinion. It is a warning that Halloween can be dangerous. It is a slippery slope and it opens doors for sinister things.''