Representation

This area of activity has, in the main, centred on the areas of Health and Education. LCM has provided a common platform for the Muslim community to negotiate with the local authorities in both Lancashire and Blackburn & Darwen. On Health, LCM has participated on county-based Hospital Trusts’ Ethnic Minority Panels to inform, guide and…

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Mosque Security Tips

The Mosque is an iconic structure representing the Islamic faith and a place for Muslim worshipers and the community at large to find peace and solace within its confines. These structures have been a symbol of peace, cohesion and communities of all creeds and colour have invested in them to for mutual benefit. To protect…

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Support for Mosques

As an umbrella organisation, LCM is dedicated to providing Capacity Support. This area of activity focuses on the provision of time and manpower resources in creating a culture that encourages affiliated Mosques to access LCM support mechanisms. LCM is dedicated to: Developing dialogue with affiliated Mosques in order for them to ascertain needs and support…

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Interfaith Dialogue

This area of activity has not only concentrated on the development of a healthy relationship with people of diverse faiths but also presenting a deeper and intellectual grasp of the Islamic faith. LCM’s active involvement with local and county wide interfaith based groups, councils and forums has provided a strong foundation for the goals of…

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Chaplaincy and Volunteering

LCM’s chaplain service provides support and pastoral care for Muslims whether in hospital care or receiving academic tuition. The service is well received and the committed Imams have added an Islamic dimension to all organisational policies. LCM provides imams at at Blackburn and Preston Colleges, and continues to monitor this service in order to diversify…

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Mosque Visits

LCM facilitates numerous visits to a Mosque each year for both schools and professional bodies. These visits are for educational purposes and either formed an important part of GCSE Course work on Religious Studies or professional training on cultural awareness. Some schools also request for reciprocal visits to their schools for assistance with vital components…

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Child Protection Madrassah

As members of society, we all have a duty to protect children and young people from harm. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Allah Most High will (on the Day of Reckoning) question each person in a position of responsibility about what he (she) were responsible for (in this life).” (Sunan al-Tirmidhi) In…

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School meals for Lancashire schools

PRESS RELEASE – Tuesday 26th February, 2013 RE: School Meals The Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) Halal Sub Group hereby confirms that only the Halal meals provided at schools & children centres mentioned on the LCM website have been endorsed by the LCM. Parents are urged not to allow their children to touch the meat…

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Muslim Genocide in Burma by Buddhists

Rt. Hon. William Hague MP Foreign Secretary House of Commons,  London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom 8th April, 2013     RE: Muslim Genocide in Burma by Buddhists Dear Mr Hague, I pray this letter reaches you in the best of all health. I am writing on behalf of the Lancashire Council of Mosques—an umbrella organisation…

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