Muslim Emergency Response Unit: Update on Support Available to Victims & Families of Grenfell Tower Fire

16 June 2017 Following the tragic event of the Grenfell Tower Fire on Wednesday 14th June an Emergency Muslim Response Unit has been coordinated with British Muslim charities and the local authorities to help to provide much needed support to the victims and families affected. Below are listed essential services for families affected, to access:   INFORMATION POINTS FOR AFFECTED … Read More

Mosques share thousands of free meals in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox this Ramadan

14 June 2016 Thousands of British Muslims are sharing free meals this Ramadan with their neighbours of all faiths and none, including many as part of the Great Get Together campaign. Hundreds of public fast opening events at mosques and Islamic centers are taking place across the UK – including many under the Great Get Together campaign this weekend on … Read More

‘Prayer for Peace’ – Interfaith Iftar Events

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of 7/7, on 6th July 2015, the Muslim Council of Britain will hold a national peace iftar (breaking of fast) at the Islamic Cultural Centre, Regent’s Park from 1930. Muslims will be joined by faith leaders in this united act of solidarity. In this event, the MCB hopes to convene friends from Muslim and interfaith communities who … Read More

Friday Sermon to Remember Victims of Terrorism

Following a terrible week of Daesh-inspired violence, and in the run-up to the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, the Muslim Council of Britaintomorrow a sermon of peace. At Friday prayers, imams will be urged to discuss the anniversary and the week’s events, reminding people ‘that these killers do not respect the sanctity of life as laid down in … Read More

EVENT: Ramadan and Diabetes

Ramadan and Diabetes           Saturday 23rd May 2015  – 2.00pm to 4.30pm The London Central Mosque, Park Road, London NW8 7RG Organised by the Muslim Council of Britain and Diabetes UK    Features, talks and discussion on how diabetes affects fasting, keeping safe in Ramadan and food tips.  Talks by eminent speakers, including: Imam Yunus Dudhwala, Muslim Healthcare Chaplain and Head of Bart’s … Read More

Eid Mubarak from the Muslim Council of Britain

A Message from Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain Assalamu alaikum, (peace be upon you), On behalf of our affiliates, volunteers and staff at the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous and blessed Eid. For the last 30 or so days, Muslims have been fasting for around 19 hours … Read More

Be careful with your health this Ramadan

With some 5 hours only available to eat, drink, sleep and pray, Ramadan in the UK will be tough. Please ensure you look after your health during this blessed time. Factsheets Ramadan Health Fact Sheet 2014 Ramadan and Diabetes: MCB-Diabetes UK leaflet Ramadan and diabetes A detailed guide for people with diabetes  See also Islamic group’s health advice over Ramadan … Read More

British Muslims Welcome Ramadan: A month of fasting, compassion, charity

27th June 2014  From tomorrow*, British Muslims will join over a billion Muslims all over the world in a month of fasting, charity and solidarity. Key facts about Ramadan can be found here. The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) wishes all those participating a blessed, spiritual and peaceful Ramadan. In his Ramadan message, Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the … Read More