Mayoresses

Mrs Sabiran Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021
Mrs Sabiran Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

Mrs Sabiran Hussain

Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

Sabiran is the wife of Iftakhar and she moved to the UK over 30 years ago. She is well loved by her family and friends, who praise her on her kind nature and abundant generosity, as she is always available to offer a helping hand. Sabiran keeps herself busy with supporting Iftakhar, her children and caring for her grandchildren.

She is very talented at cooking and likes to share her recipes and cooking skills with others. Sabiran is overjoyed with her husband being appointed Mayor and looks forward to continuing to support him as Mayoress.

Samiya Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021
Samiya Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

Samiya Hussain

Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

Samiya was born in Blackburn in 1992 She studied Optometry after her A Levels and achieved a First Class Honours Degree. She currently works as a Resident Optician as well as an Assessor for trainee opticians.

In her spare time she enjoys interior design, which allows her to exercise her creative side.

Khalsoom Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021
Khalsoom Hussain: Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

Khalsoom Hussain

Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 2020/2021

She studied Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire, which fuelled her enthusiasm to help those in need; she went on to work with women and children fleeing from domestic violence.

Over the last 4 years she has supported women and children to be safe from various abuse, through the provision of safe refuge and support services. This is an area she is now passionate about and keen to raise awareness. She is looking forward to supporting her Father in his new role.