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East London Mosque services go online

WALK THROUGH Whitechapel any day of the week, and you’ll be walking alongside people going to or from the East London Mosque. At least, that was the situation before the Lockdown. These days, footfall through Whitechapel has been reduced to ...

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Manorfield launches COVID-19 appeal

CHILDREN AND STAFF at Manorfield School in Poplar are doing their best to adjust to the COVID-19 lockdown – but they have found the time to launch an appeal to help the wider local community. Forty members of staff are ...

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Muslim charities work together to combat Coronavirus

A GROUP OF leading Muslim organisations have come together to co-ordinate a collective response to the Coronavirus lockdown. The constituent organisations include charities, mosques, community centres. The group, the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF), has launched an emergency financial appeal so ...

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Corona Chronicles: the homeless hostel

Emdad Rahman ON PLANET Covid-19 the homeless are most vulnerable because of constant exposure and dangerously unacceptable living conditions. It’s not surprising that many authorities are in a frenzied mad dash to house them. Many of the shelters offering accommodation ...

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Faith groups react to Corona crisis

The East London Mosque is one of many faith centres in Tower Hamlets which has closed its doors to members of the public while providing online services to members of its congregation. The East London Mosque announced its decision in ...

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BCA holds Appreciation Dinner

SINCE 1960 the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) has been working to represent that part of the UK catering industry which is run by people of Bangladeshi heritage. Over the last 60 years there have been many change. From humble beginnings, ...

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