News & Press Release

“ONE LEICESTER” AWARD – achievement of Chair of MBCOL

The FMO’s Youth & Community Award ceremony was held at the Leicester Exhibition Centre in Leicester on Saturday the 10th April 2010.  The Awards ceremony was a celebration and due recognition in various fields of endeavour across the County. The awards highlighted the positive contributions made by the citizens of Leicestershire. The ceremony was attended […]

  • December 12, 2010 | 
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  • MBCOL Officers Receive Commendation for Promoting Equality and Diversity

    The Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) and the Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire (MBCOL) have issued a joint press release to congratulate two members of the community who were commended at an awards ceremony on Wednesday 17th November 2010. Riaz Ravat and Zubeir Hassam received certificates from the Chairman of Leicestershire County Council, purchase Peter […]

  • November 19, 2010 | 
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  • CHARITY APPEALS FOR INFORMATION AFTER FUNERAL VEHICLE IS STOLEN – PRESS RELEASE

    CHARITY APPEALS FOR INFORMATION AFTER FUNERAL VEHICLE IS STOLEN The Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire (MBCOL) has today appealed to the good people of Leicestershire following the theft of their funeral vehicle in the early hours of Tuesday 7th September 2010. MBCOL is a charitable organisation which facilitates funerals for members of the public. The […]

  • September 17, 2010 | 
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  • Papal visit: Linking the godless to a lack of values is wrong, say critics

    Papal visit: Linking the godless to a lack of values is wrong, say critics Humanists, Christians, Jews and Muslims speak out for the ‘common good’ after pope’s speech to Queen at Holyrood 17th September 2010   Pope Benedict warned of the ‘sobering lessons of atheist extremism’ in a speech today. Photograph: Getty Images The pope […]

  • September 9, 2010 | 
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  • Quran Burail Committee (2010) – Burail Date Confirmed

    The MBCOL Quran Burial Comittee is pleased to announce the details for the burial of torn Quran’s, help keetab’s and other paper material … QURAN BURIAL COMMITTEE FACILITATING THE BURIAL OF TORN QURAN’S, case KEETAB’S (BOOKS) AND OTHER PAPER MATERIAL WITH QURANIC AYAAT (VERSES) Day / Date:  SUNDAY 22nd AUGUST 2010 Time:           10.30am – 11.30am […]

  • August 8, 2010 | 
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  • Chairman of MBCOL Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    On Thursday 1st July 2010, ambulance the Lord Lieutenant – Lady Gretton and staff of Loros held an awards ceremony to launch a book written by Mohammed Parvez Sheikh, on the achievements of South Asian leaders in the county. One of the recipients of the lifetime achievement award was Suleman Nagdi MBE DL, Chair of […]

  • July 8, 2010 | 
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  • MBCOL Delight At Award For ‘One of its Own”

    MBCOL is immensely proud that ‘one of its own’ has received a major honour in recognition of his work. Riaz Ravat, find one of the Advisor’s to MBCOL since 2005 is to receive the Leicestershire First Citizenship Award at a ceremony on 12th July 2010 for his tireless work with communities and public organisations in […]

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  • Message of Condolence

    It was with a great sense of shock when we heard of the deaths of three Leicestershire students from Brooksby Melton College, for sale whilst in South Africa. The Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire (MBCOL) expresses their greatest sympathy for these tragic deaths, our thoughts are with family. Suleman Nagdi, Chair of MBCOL said “The […]

  • June 15, 2010 | 
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  • MBCOL Support Malaria Day

    MBCOL delight at Money for Malaria! The Chair of MBCOL today expressed his gratitude to his Board after their pledge to donate £1000 from their own personal savings to help tackle malaria in Africa Suleman Nagdi MBE DL spoke after a multi faith dinner was held on Sunday 25th April 2010 by the Leicester Interfaith […]

  • April 29, 2010 | 
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