Councillor Peter Groves elected at Nantwich Mayor

The new Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Peter Groves has officially taken over the chains of office for 2022-23.

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Peter Groves (photograph: Nantwich Events Photographers)

Councillor Groves was formerly elected as the new Mayor of Nantwich to take over from Councillor Stuart Bostock at the annual Mayor Making Ceremony last night, Thursday 12th May.

The event held at Nantwich Civic Hall, saw family, friends and colleagues gather in the Main Hall to watch the ceremony to see Councillor Groves sworn in.

Councillor Groves, and his wife and consort, Carol, are expected to have a busy year with the reintroduction of some of the town’s major events and festivals after two quiet years due to the pandemic.

Councillor Arthur Moran proposed the election of Councillor Groves as Mayor commenting β€œPeter was first elected in 2011 and is a hard working and fully involved Councillor. I am sure Peter and Carol will do an excellent job representing our town over what will be a historic year with the Queens Jubilee.”

Councillor Groves, said: β€œI am both proud and honoured to be appointed Mayor of Nantwich for the forthcoming year and I hope to do my best to serve the all the community.”

Deputy Mayor Councillor Andrew Martin and Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Peter Groves (photograph: Nantwich Events Photographers)

The Mayor has selected Rev Dr Mark Hart as his Chaplain for the year and his chosen charities for 2022-23 are Nantwich First Responders, The Thursday Club, Insights Bereavement Service and Nantwich Food Bank.

Councillor Andrew Martin was elected as the Deputy Mayor for 2022-23.