Veteran newsman in Woking to champion COVID jab

SIR TREVOR McDonald, the veteran broadcaster and journalist, visited Woking to film a video encouraging members of the black, Asian and minority ethnic community to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Sir Trevor was... Read more »

Vaccines are safe and halal, says Imam

THE Imam of the Shah Jahan Mosque has added his voice to a local statement supporting the three COVID-19 vaccines as being halal. “We understand the concerns around vaccinations in general and... Read more »

Mosque’s prayer halls reopen

MEMBERS of the congregation were able to visit the Shah Jahan Mosque’s prayer halls for the first time in more than four months on Saturday. The historic place of worship in Woking... Read more »

Emperor’s visit to Shah Jahan Mosque

WOKING’S Shah Jahan Mosque has had a number of important visitors over the years, such as the once well-known Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie. Selassie was emperor from 1930 to 1974. His... Read more »

Royal visitors lend a hand at mosque

THE Earl and Countess of Wessex joined volunteers at Woking’s Shah Jahan Mosque to help pack emergency food parcels for vulnerable people across the borough. The royal couple also delivered a personal... Read more »

Multi-faith effort supporting needy residents

AROUND 50 households are receiving food and essential supplies from an operation based at Woking Mosque and supported by St Dunstan’s Church and the local community. Volunteers from the mosque are delivering... Read more »

Woking Imam performs call to prayer against Coronavirus

A CALL to prayer for the removal of the coronavirus plight in the UK and the world has been performed at Woking’s war memorial by the head imam of the Shah Jahan... Read more »

Shah Jahan Mosque steps up Coronavirus measures

THE Shah Jahan Mosque is offering recorded sermons and is running its Islamic school online after having to close all buildings because of coronavirus. The News & Mail reported two weeks ago... Read more »

Mosque providing food and help during COVID-19 crisis

THE Shah Jahan Mosque has launched a 24-hour service offering food and other help to people affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The SJM Coronavirus Self-Isolation Support project has been funded by £8,000... Read more »

Prayers cancelled at mosque and churches due to COVID-19 outbreak

FRIDAY prayers have been cancelled at the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking for the first time in its 131-year history because of the coronavirus outbreak. The move followed a joint letter from... Read more »