Cllr Ivan Glover, from Broughton, is the 17th Mayor of North Lincolnshire. He was appointed in a ceremony following the Council’s Annual Meeting on 15 May.
Cllr Glover was the former Deputy Mayor and has stepped up to succeed Cllr Keith Vickers, whose very successful year in office has drawn to a close.
Cllr Glover was born and raised in Broughton. He was a local government officer for 46 years until November 2001. Half of that time was spent as a chief officer or chief executive in a principal authority. He was elected on to North Lincolnshire Council in 2003 for the Broughton and Appleby ward and later served as Cabinet Member for Housing and Leisure.
Also a Town Councillor, Cllr Glover was Town Mayor of Broughton in 2004/2005, 2005/2006 and 2010/2011. He has worked for the community as a governor of Broughton Infants School and as treasurer of Broughton St Mary’s Parochial Church Council.
Cllr Glover has chosen Lindsey Lodge Hospice and Cancer Research UK to benefit from the Mayor’s Appeal Fund.
Lindsey Lodge Hospice - offers very special care for people in the North Lincolnshire area living with life-limiting conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease. Every year hundreds of patients and their loved ones benefit from the care and support that they provide free of charge.
Cancer Research UK – is the world’s leading charity dedicated to cancer research. They carry out specific research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and ensure their findings are used to improve lives of cancer patients. They have discovered new ways of treating cancer that has saved thousand of lives across the world.
Cllr Glover said “Being Mayor and Mayoress is a very special occasion for me and my wife Ann. It is a pleasure and a real privilege to be given such an honour. I hope people get behind us in supporting our very worthy charities Lindsey Lodge Hospice and Cancer Research UK.”
Cllr Peter Clark is the new Deputy Mayor of North Lincolnshire.