Councillor Peter Groves
Councillor Peter Groves is Mayor of Nantwich Town Council. He was invested at the Mayor Making ceremony held at the Annual Town Council meeting on Thursday 12th May 2022. He succeeds Councillor Stuart Bostock who was Mayor in 2021/22.
Councillor Groves’ wife Carol is his Consort. Councillor Groves appointed Rev. Dr Mark Hart as the Mayor’s Chaplin. Councillor Andrew Martin has been selected as Deputy Mayor.
Peter worked for the Crown Prosecution Service for 20 years and then moved into Financial Services, where he remains as a consultant in Nantwich, he has worked in the Nantwich area since the late 1990’s.
In 2011 Peter was elected as a Cheshire East Borough Councillor, representing Nantwich South and Stapeley. In 2015 he was then elected to Nantwich Town Council representing Nantwich South.
Since being elected Peter has campaigned, and continues to do so, on local issues such as Planning, Car Parking and Bus services.
As a Councillor for Cheshire East Council, he sat on the Boards of Wulvern Housing, South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Marketing Cheshire. He continues to sit on the Board of Nantwich Museum, as a Trustee and the Nantwich Partnership and is a local school, Governor.
To relax, Peter has had a lifelong passion in cars and motor sport and in general history including the First and Second World War, in particular the Battle of Britain and D Day.
His hobbies include gardening and photography.
He is married to Carol, and they celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this year.
Peter said “I am really looking forward to my Mayoral year, especially now that the Mayoral year looks busier than for the last two years as Covid restrictions loosen.
I look forward to meeting some of the many Community Minded people in the Town who make it such a wonderful place, whether in business, public service or charities and the many unsung heroes who help those not in the best of heath, who litter pick to keep the town looking lovely or work with groups such as Nantwich in Bloom.”
Councillor Peter Groves’ charities for his year of office will be:
Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Peter Groves
Mayor, Councillor Peter Groves with his Consort, Carol Groves
Deputy Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Andrew Martin
Invite The Mayor
The Mayor is required to attend a wide spectrum of events organised by local organisations including fairs, fetes, awards ceremonies, fundraising events, community events, balls, receptions, new openings, and theatre, as well as representing Nantwich at functions outside of the town.
The Town Council’s Administrator manages the Mayor’s diary and appointments. To invite the Mayor to your event or function please complete the contact form.