News & Press Release

Organ Donation “opt-in or opt-out”

The law around organ donation is changing in England. This means that from around April 2020 all adults in England will be considered as an organ donor when they pass away unless they had opted out. Once at least 12 months after the law is passed, a public awareness campaign will be undertaken by the government. The exact […]

  • November 25, 2019 | 
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  • MBCOL response and clarification to recent social media circular

    The future of our organisation was discussed and formed a specific agenda item at our Annual General Meeting, which took place at the Memon Association on 3 November 2019, Chaired by Brother Sikander Sattar. For those of you that attended you will be well aware of the various challenges and issues that were raised about […]

  • November 11, 2019 | 
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  • The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend Justin Welby, visits Leicester

    The diverse cultural and faith communities of Leicester had the opportunity of having a dialogue with the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend Justin Welby, earlier today. This was a special event organised by St Philips Centre and held at St Martin’s House in the city of Leicester. The exchange of views and opinions expressed wascritical in making sure that we […]

  • November 16, 2017 | 
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  • Leicester pioneers a local authority funded non-invasive autopsy service

    Leicester pioneers a local authority funded non-invasive autopsy service The Coroner for Leicester City and South Leicestershire, Mrs Catherine Mason, announced changes in post mortem procedure yesterday to less intrusive alternatives such as virtual autopsy, more commonly known as MRI/ CT scanning. The diverse communities of our city have welcomed this change to the post […]

  • November 2, 2017 | 
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  • Leicester leads the way in providing pioneering, non-invasive autopsy service

    Leicester’s Hospitals in conjunction with Leicester City Council and Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner, Mrs Catherine Mason, are changing their approach to post mortem investigations. Traditional post mortem examinations are being replaced with less intrusive alternatives, such as using a specialised x-ray technique known as Post Mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT). This pioneering approach has been introduced in […]

  • November 1, 2017 | 
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  • Formal re-opening of Saffron Hill Janazgah

    The Janazagh formally re-opens after extensive improvement works.                  

  • April 5, 2017 | 
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  • MBCOL App

    There have been concerns from certain Android platform users in regards to the app requesting access to the users contacts etc. When the app is installed, permission is requested to access the users contacts. This is simply requested so that when the user chooses to share the app using any of the share links within […]

  • January 13, 2017 | 
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  • MBCOL Trustee appears in a advert promoting peace

    Board of  Trustees are extremely pleased and encouraged by the initiative taken by one of its Board members , Zubier Hassam, in appearing in a ad that has been received internationally as promoting peace. Suleman Nagdi, Chairman, said “I am very pleased to see one of my Board members in an advertisement that has had international […]

  • November 18, 2016 | 
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  • MBCOL Chair, Suleman Nagdi awarded Certificate of Apprecaition

    As Secretary of MBCOL I am pleased to announce that our Chair Suleman Nagdi was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation at celebrations held in Birmingham to mark the 70th India Independence Day. The Award was for Suleman’s volunteering work for three decades in a wide range of fields including his work as the elected Public […]

  • October 11, 2016 | 
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  • Training for Police recruits

    On 13 September 2016 MBCOL Chair Suleman Nagdi delivered training to police officer recruits. Aside from presenting the recruits with a copy of our publication, the session provided the recruits to review case studies of deaths which take place at home and have police involvement. An emphasis was placed on the need to understand the sensitivities […]

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