SALEM Athletic Cricket Club in, Heaton, held a grand One Britain One Nation (OBON) themed Iftar celebration to mark the end of Ramadan.

On Thursday evening guests from all communities were in attendance to offer their support for the upcoming OBON Day campaign which is to be celebrated in schools on Friday, June 29.

Chairman of the cricket club, Qasim Khan and vice-chair Arif Khan welcomed almost 200 guests and said: “We must all do what we can to bring all our communities together to create a sense of pride and unity so that we can all live in harmony."

All the guests tucked into a delicious meal and offered their full support to the vision of OBON.

Dignitaries attending the event included Kash Singh, founder and chief executive of OBON, Steve Archer, Yorkshire Cricket Board's West Yorkshire development officer and Nick Spachis, chairman of Bradford Mutual Sunday School Cricket League.

Kash Singh said “It’s fabulous to see all our communities pulling together for the good of each other”

Steve Archer said “It’s humbling to see everyone coming together in this way and we must encourage more events of this kind”

Nick Spachis said “It’s wonderful to see so many adults from all different communities celebrating together and this will most definitely inspire our children the future of our country in a very positive way.”