Shear Brow and Corporation Park
Councillor Hussain Akhtar
Akhtar has lived in the Shear Brow area for almost his whole life. He ran a successful business on Whalley Range for many years and since retirement has lived on Shear Bank Road. He is widely known and respected within the local community, having dealt with countless cases over a Council career of decades.
Address: 38 Shear Bank Road, Blackburn, BB1 8AZ
Telephone: 07887 958209
"My involvement in the Labour Party goes right back to Barbara Castle, and I have worked with subsequent MP Jack Straw and now our current Member, Kate Hollern, as well as Council colleagues and party members over the years." Councillor Hussain Akhtar
Councillor Zainab Rawat
Zainab is an active volunteer with the Keep Blackburn Tidy initiative, and regularly takes part in community litter picks to support the message that through positive action we can all help with improving the environment and creating communities where residents take more ownership and pride in their own areas. Through her previous employment within the NHS, Housing, and private companies Zainab has a range of experience attending a range of formal board meetings, forums, and conferences.
Address: c/o Democratic Services, Town Hall, Blackburn, BB1 7DY
“I am a strong believer in community and work with residents on public health initiatives, community cohesion projects that are helping to improve the area and the lives of our residents.” Councillor Zainab Rawat
Councillor Suleman Khonat
Sulemen has been a local councillor and local magistrate for nearly 20 years. As we continue to face cuts from the government he pledges to be pro active and work diligently to achieve the best outcomes for the Ward and its constituents.
Address: 176 Buncer Lane, Blackburn, BB2 6TE
Telephone: 07831 566909
"In the time I have been a councillor I have been able to build a strong rapport with the majority of constituents by providing a personal service of taking on board any issues that are raised by you and try to resolve issues." Councillor Suleman Khonat