Around 200 people were invited to a community iftar at the home of Burnley FC.

Building Bridges in Burnley hosted the event at Turf Moor to "promote unity, understanding, and togetherness within the community".

Lancashire Telegraph:

Speakers included Atieek Salik from Islamic Global Relief, Hafiz Abdul Alim Kheratkar, chairman of Lancashire Council of Mosques and Cllr Afrasiab Anwar, chairman of Building Bridges Burnley.

Former Burnley councillor and founder member of Building Bridges in Burnley, Mozaquir Ali, emphasised the significance of the event in "bringing together individuals from various sectors of the community, fostering unity, solidarity, and friendship".

A nasheed was performed by Mohammed Zakir Ali who also said the adhan (call to prayer).

Lancashire Telegraph: Staff from Cliviger Primary School at the iftar with guests (@ClivigerSchool)

Guests included Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham, Burnley Council’s CEO Luqman Patel, Mayor Cllr Mohamed Arif Khan, Bishop Philip North, Burnley's Police Superintendent Derry Crorken, and officials from Burnley Football Club, including CEO Helen Gurman, director of fan experience Russell Ball, and director Stuart Hunt.