Life in Lockdown

Trustees

Our trustees have made a series of videos to show how they are dealing with this period of Lockdown.

We hope that you are staying safe and keeping well and finding your way through this strange period. We hope you find these videos interesting and useful.

To watch any of the Life in Lockdown videos, just click on the photograph.

Rev Hemaratna’s Video Diary

By rff | June 25, 2020
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Imam Rafiq’s Video Diary

By rff | June 4, 2020
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Harmander’s Video Diary

By rff | June 1, 2020

Harmander walked 500 miles in his back garden (which is just over 16 miles loog) as his contribution and thanks to those in the NHS and care services to buy a fully equipped ambulance and build a clubhouse. Please use the link below for full details and to donate. https://www.gofundme.com/f/run-500-miles-in-my-garden-for-two-good-causes Please donate and ask others you know by sharing this message and the links Thank you to those who have already donated to the fundraising effort towards buying an ambulance as this will be used to benefit us all for up to ten years from when bought.

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Angela Banner’s Blog – Life in Lockdown

By rff | May 28, 2020

I hope everyone is keeping well. It seems forever since this started.  Yet the time seems to fly and the days are becoming shorter. Of course, I have been doing a tremendous amount of housework but naturally only I would know that anything looks different. Our hair is growing longer and soon I will have plaits and Alan a ponytail. I am enjoying being at home and I think it is good for both of us.  The lovely weather helps. The garden is flourishing & tomato plants growing well. If I wished I could be on Zoom all day. As with many places of worship our synagogue sends out notice of events for us to join plus prayer services & notice of bereavement. We attended a zoom meeting of one of the groups we attend but I have decided to give up on this. It just doesn’t work for me.…

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Pratibha Video Diary

By rff | May 26, 2020

This is how Pratibha is spending Life in lockdown!

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Vinaya’s Video Diary

By rff | May 26, 2020

This is how Vinaya is spending Life in lockdown!

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Carol’s Video Diary

By rff | May 26, 2020

This is how Carol is spending Life in lockdown!

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Phil’s Video Diary

By rff | May 26, 2020

This is how Phil is spending Life in lockdown!

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A message from Mohamed Omer, Chair of RFF

By rff | April 7, 2020

We are facing perhaps the most difficult time in the history of this country since the war. Coronavirus has turned our lives and businesses into turmoil. How should we react to this situation? We should turn to Allah (SWT) and seek his repentance and guidance through this crisis. Although our places of worships have been closed, it should not stop us from praying to him from our houses or wherever we are that he gives us strength, patience and protects us from this virus. It is incumbent on us to ensure that we follow the strict guidelines set by the government on social distancing and regular washing of our hands. We should not be the cause of pain to another person by ignoring the advice and being a potential transmitter of the virus. If we do not follow the advice, the danger is that the government’s plan of trying to…

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