A group of residents living close to a planned Muslim prayer centre in Shrewsbury have signed a petition calling for the proposal to be scrapped. A total of 25 people living in Wenlock Road close to the former register office … Continue reading
Members of Shropshire Council’s planning committee voted in favour of proposals to change the use of the former register office at Column Lodge in Preston Street. The building was sold by Shropshire Council to the Shropshire Bangladeshi Welfare Society in … Continue reading
Hundreds of people have signed an online petition supporting Shrewsbury’s first Muslim prayer centre. The petition was launched by anti-racism group Hope Not Hate on Friday and by yesterday afternoon had attracted 365 signatures.
Plans for Shrewsbury’s first Muslim prayer centre have moved a major step closer to getting the go-ahead after winning the support of planners. They are recommending councillors approve changing the use of the former registry office at Column Lodge in Preston … Continue reading
A second man has been arrested for alleged race hate comments made on the internet over the proposed Muslim prayer centre in Shrewsbury, it was revealed today. The man in his 20s, who lives in the town, was arrested yesterday … Continue reading
A group set up to campaign against a prayer centre in Shrewsbury is just another BNP front. The group “Against the Shrewsbury Muslim prayer centre” is complaining that Shropshire Council has sold Column Lodge to the Shropshire Bangladesh Welfare Society … Continue reading
More than 60 members from the Shropshire division of the English Defence League staged demonstrations today over plans for the former Shrewsbury Register Office at Column Lodge to become an Islamic centre. The plans by Shropshire Bangladesh Welfare Society, to … Continue reading
The Shropshire Star has published an excellent comment piece condemning the racist backlash against the proposal to convert a disused former register office in Shrewsbury into a prayer centre (which has already resulted in two arrests).
Reports and comment from Islamophobia Watch 27 May-2 June 2013
Reports and comment from Islamophobia Watch 17-23 June 2013