Meeting New Superintendant - Danny Inglis

The Oldham Mosques Council meets the new Superintendent Danny Inglis to talk about issues which are effecting our community, and how we can work in partnership to overcome some of these issues effectively.

OMC and Interfaith Forum express concerns for Myanmar People

Members of the Oldham Mosques Council and the Interfaith Forum meet Debbie Abrahams MP to raise concerns over the Myanmar People.

members with Debbie Abrahams MP to discuss concerns for Myanmar people

Oldham’s Muslim Community raises Thousands of Pounds for the Mayor’s Charities

The Joint effort started on the suggestion of Akhtar Zahid, a local businessman and Cllr Fida Hussain, the Mayor in 2014/15, the rest is history, as the Mosques Council, this year raised another £4,635 bringing the total for the years to £19,691.

The Mayor of Oldham Cllr Derek Heffernan said “I am thrilled to accept this very generous donation by the Oldham Mosques Council”. The members prove how much our Muslim neighbours are now part of the wonderful diverse community which is Oldham today”. My thanks to the Mosques Council and to the members who have worked so hard to raise this money” he added further.

Qari. Abdul Shakoor, Chairman of Oldham Mosques Council said, “the Muslim Community contributes to the voluntary sector in most aspects of life in the Borough throughout the year including regular clean-up campaigns and contribute their time and money to different charities”.

Muftl. Helal coordinator of Oldham Mosques Council said: “We are pleased that OMC has played a key role in contributing the following amounts in 2014/15 £10,800 for Christies Oldham, £4259.40 for Dr Kershaw’s hospice in 2015/16 and £4635 for Councillor Heffernan’ charities this year - We look forward to working with the incoming Mayor in 2017/18

Fazal Rahim signs chq from Oldham Mosques' Council to Oldham Mayor's Charities with Mayor Derek HeffernanGroup of representatives of Oldham Mosques Council presenting Cheque for the Mayor's Charities to Mayor Derek Heffernan
"The raising of funds for the Mayor of Oldham’s charities has hit a note with our congregations and I’m often asked when the funding activity will start?”

Qari. Abdul Shakoor, Chairman of Oldham Mosques Council

Oldham Mosques Stand Together with London

Oldham Mosques Council organised an meeting on Friday the 24th to stand together with Londoners in light of the attack on Westminster.
More than fifty representatives of the community gathered at EIC Werneth House to show solidarity and send out a loud and strong message “Not in Our Name” on behalf of Oldham's Muslim Community.

Mufti Helal speaks at EICOpening the Meeting Solidarity with LondonRepresentative from Greater Manchester Police at Oldham Mosque Coincil's meeting to show solidarity with LondonGroup photo with Debbie Abrahams MP at the Oldham Mosques Council meeting to show solidarity with London

SAG Report Launched in Glodwick

On Sat 4th March the Saving a Generation Conference report was launched outlining the actions taken so far by partners.
All the partners supported and endorsed the report based on conclusions reached following the Saving a Generation Conference held in Oldham last year.

Basit Shah starting the eventBasit Shah starts the eventBruce Penhale Signing the Report

Speakers at the launch were:

  • Basit Shah Oldham of Oldham Mosques Council
  • Rev. Howard Sutcliffe of Oldham Interfaith Forum
  • Debbie Abrahams MP for East Oldham & Saddleworth
  • Mr. Bruce Penhale of Oldham Council
  • Mufti Helal Mahmood of Oldham Mosques Council

Oldham Mosques Attend CT Training

On October the 12th Members of Oldham Mosque's Council, Imams, Mosque Leaders & Teachers attended a half-day Counter-Terrorism training course at St. Patrick's Presbytery .

CT training of members of Oldham Mosques Councilmembers of Oldham Mosques Council being given CT training

Oldham Mosques Council raises £4,259 for Dr Kershaws Hospice

Members of Oldham Mosques Council give cheque to Mayor's Appeal cheque for £4,259 presented to the Mayor of Oldham
Oldham Mosques Council presents a cheque for £4,259 to Mayor of Oldham Cllr. Ateeque ur Rehman's for Dr Kershaws Hospice as part of the Mayor's appeal.

Saving a Generation Conference - 2 Feb 2016

Oldham Mosque Council is holding a conference on Countering the threat of Terrorism and Extremism: A Muslim Community Perspective. on the 2 Feb 2016

poster for the Saving a Generation Conference 2016


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