Tuesday, May 23, 2017
FORMER BRIGG MAN IS NEW MAYOR OF NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE
FROM SARAH HOWE, NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL
A former Brigg resident, Peter Clark was sworn in as the new Mayor of North Lincolnshire at the Mayor-making ceremony that took place at the Civic Centre in Scunthorpe.
His chosen charity is ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’.
His wife Carol – the Mayoress – will accompany him on his visits. Sea Cadet Gemma Roddis will accompany him on armed forces related visits.
Joint Chaplains are Ann Liles and Reverend John Girtchen.
Cllr John Briggs is the Deputy Mayor.
The outgoing Mayor Trevor Foster raised more than £27,200 for his chosen charities Lindsey Lodge Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Support during his year as Mayor.
Peter Clark, Mayor of North Lincolnshire, said: “I am looking forward to helping raise the profile of North Lincolnshire as a great place to live, work, invest, and visit. It is a wonderful place with lots to offer and I will be championing all what’s great about the area.
“I can’t wait to get out and about and meet people at events and raise as much money as possible for my chosen charity ‘When you wish upon a star’. It is a fantastic charity that helps make dreams come true for sick children by enabling them to do something really special in their lives.”