Masjids / Islamic Centres in Thornton
28 Poplar Avenue
Alghamdulilah and Shukran for all the duah's regarding our petition to The Mayor. The meeting between the Thornton Islamic Society and Patricia de Lille for Cape Town was a successful one. The Mayor has committed to us receiving a long term lease and lived up to the philosophy of Cape Town being a Uni City. We would like to thank you all for your signatures, support and Duah's. We are looking forward to a long and prosperous relationship with all residents of Thornton.
Grant the Thornton Islamic Society a long term lease on ERF 1102 or allow for them to purchase the Erf
The Thornton Islamic Society currently does not have a permanent place of worship and have been in negotiations with the City for years now to no avail. Yesterday they launched an online petition at: https://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/patricia-de-lille-grant-the-thornton-islamic-society-a-long-term-lease-on-erf-1102-or-allow-for-them-to-purchase-the-erf
Please can we ask that you sign our the petition and also share this petition with your friends and family; they do not have to live in Thornton. The more people we make aware of our plight, the more the City is forced to take note and act.
The Thornton Islamic Society (TIS) has been leasing the property (Erf 1102) from the City for almost 13 years. This lease has been run on a month to month basis since about 2007 and throughout this period, TIS has been trying to either purchase the land or have the city commit to a long term lease.
Date: Sunday 13th November 2011
Venue: Thornton Islamic Society
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