The new Mayor of the City and District of St Albans, Cllr Mohammad Iqbal Zia, has adopted the theme ‘Your Community – Our Community’ for his year in office. He said: “.....I feel very passionate about supporting young people with emotional, social and educational needs and have selected Youth Talk as my charity for the year. It provides a much-needed counselling and support service for young people. I plan to host a series of fundraising events to help the charity continue with this work."
Cllr Iqbal Zia has been a District Councillor for Ashley ward since 2007 and served as Deputy Mayor in 2008/9.