AN ISLAMIC awareness week starts in Batley on Monday.

The week, organised by the Indian Muslim Welfare Society, aims to help people learn more about Islam and Muslims.

It runs from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, at the Al-Hikmah Centre.

The themes include Dispelling Myths about Islam and Islam, Terror and Jihad.

For more information contact the centre on 01924 500 555 or visit