An opportunity to reach across Croydon’s faith divide

Posted on May 5th, by Adeel Shah in Politics & Society. No Comments

An invitation to faith groups across Croydon to get to know one another better

The current state of the world demands that we integrate with our neighbours, understand their beliefs and way of life and accept them, so that better, stronger and more lasting bonds can be created between all groups in our society. It is for this reason that Croydon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community organises an interfaith … Read More »

How Croydon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community responded to the terrorist attack in Westminster

Posted on April 3rd, by Adeel Shah in Politics & Society. No Comments

Young Muslims from Croydon remember the victims of the recent Westminster attack

On Wednesday 29th March, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) took part in a large remembrance gathering on Westminster Bridge in central London. One week earlier, the bridge had been the location for a horrifying atrocity later identified as the work of an extremist claiming to be a Muslim, Khalid Masood, aged fifty-two, from Kent. … Read More »

How Muslims for Humanity kicked off 2017 by cleaning Croydon’s streets

Posted on January 10th, by Adeel Shah in Politics & Society. No Comments

Young Muslims joined members of the local community on New Year’s Day to help clean up Croydon

It’s important to keep Britain’s streets clean after the new-year festivities. So youth from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) Croydon, celebrated New Year by waking at the crack of dawn, offering communal prayers for a prosperous 2017, then after the morning prayer, taking to the streets, brooms and bin bags … Read More »

Croydon’s Ahmadiyya Muslims celebrate Eid

Posted on September 28th, by Adeel Shah in Culture. 1 Comment

Adeel Shah reports on a well-attended celebration, and provides an insight into Croydon’s Ahmadiyya community

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Chapter of Croydon in New Addington and Shirley hosted an Eid festival get-together dinner party at the Civic Centre in New Addington.

Over 100 guests attended this programme as well as the Deputy Mayor, councillor Toni Letts. Local MP Gavin Barwell was also in attendance, as well as … Read More »

The young Muslims who cleaned up Croydon

Posted on January 5th, by Adeel Shah in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Whilst many Croydonians were sleeping off a 1st January hangover, a bunch of local young people went to work

Before dawn on Friday 1st January, more than sixty young Muslim volunteers descended on the streets of Croydon to clean up following the New Year’s Eve festivities.

Volunteers from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), were ready to work their way across the borough in order to … Read More »