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Special ceremony blesses burial site ahead of Ramadan ending this month

22 May 2020
A private blessing of a Muslim burial site in West Thurrock took place earlier today (Friday 22 May) as Thurrock Council prepares for Muslim burials to commence in the borough for the first time in the coming weeks.
Cllr Qaisar Abbas joined Cllr Terry Piccolo, The Mayor of Thurrock, and 5 faith leaders in blessing the land, with all attendees adhering to social distancing in line with government advice.