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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  • MBCOL Awareness Programme at Taybah Education Centre

  • January 16, 2019 | 
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  • University Hospitals of Leicester Unveil Free CT Scan Post-Mortems

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-41870069  

  • November 16, 2017 | 
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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 […]

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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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  • Are you planning to visit Saffron Hill Cemetery on Eid?

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  • June 20, 2017 | 
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  • Evha Jannath

    Evha Jannath Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire (MBCOL) wishes to express their gratitude to all those well-wishers who attended the funeral for Evha Jannath today the 16th May 2017. The heart breaking circumstances of Evha’s untimely passing has truly captured the hearts and minds of so many people, right across the diverse communities both in […]

  • May 19, 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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