UK: Dewsbury Minster teamed up with the Spen Valley branch of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to hold the tea party

Source: examiner.co.ukexaminer.co.uk

Food, drinks, a raffle, henna tattoos and nail art were also on offer.

Dewsbury Minster teamed up with the Spen Valley branch of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to hold the tea party. But it was tinged with sadness as organisers were aware that the Forget Me Not hospice was the last Charity of the Month chosen by Batley andSpen Labour MP Jo Cox, who died after being attacked outside her constituency surgery in Birstall.

Arif Ahmad, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Spen Valley, thanked everyone for their generosity and said the event was a great example of people from differing backgrounds working together.

“Some of my Muslim friends who have lived all their life in Dewsbury have never visited the Minster or any type of church. They were really happy to attend the event and were impressed by the Minster – both the building and the team who run it.”

An Upper Denby woman spread a little magic for a charity which helped her dad.

Emma Harper, 35, held a Fairy Garden Party at her home in memory of her father who died two years ago.

She and her friends raised £321.50 for Marie Curie, which provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness.

Emma said: “We didn’t have hospice care or even end of life support from the hospital, so when Marie Curie came into our lives at the end of a.. read more at @ examiner.co.ukexaminer.co.uk

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