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22-year-old from Bolton appointed Queen's representative

Saeed Atcha set up the charity Xplode Magazine Credit: ::

A 22-year-old from Bolton has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester.

Saeed Atcha set up the charity Xplode Magazine which helps young people through volunteering and training for jobs and skills.

His new appointment means he will officially be the Queen's representative at civic ceremonies.

“I’m really excited to take up this new role. To be the youngest person ever to be appointed is something I need some time to get my head around!

"I can’t wait to get out and about across the county supporting charities and assisting the Lord-Lieutenant in his duties.”

– Saeed Atcha MBE