Councillor Mark Wiggin

South Ward

Biography

Born:

4th December 1955, lived Pave Lane until 1966, then Moreton until 1988 when we moved to Forton Road Newport

Schools:

Woodcote Primary, St. Mary's Primary Moreton, Adams' Grammar School

University:

Keele University 1989 - 1993, BA Hons

Committee Membership:

Biography

Born:

4th December 1955, lived Pave Lane until 1966, then Moreton until 1988 when we moved to Forton Road Newport

Schools:

Woodcote Primary, St. Mary’s Primary Moreton, Adams’ Grammar School

University:

Keele University 1989 – 1993, BA Hons 2:1 Philosophy/Politics with Subsidiary courses in Astronomy, and Environmental Pollution & Protection (1-year each)

Work:

Dairy Farmer 1972 – 1988, Police Officer Staffs Police 1994 – 2015, Support Worker for Young People with Learning Disabilities 2016 – date

Hobbies:

Politics (!), Astronomy, Desktop Publishing

Family:

Married with two grown-up children and three grandchildren

Council:

Was a member of Newport Town Council in early 90’s (Deputy Mayor), left to join Staffs Police, re-elected to Newport TC 2022.  Main interest is to further provision/accessibility/opportunities for disabled people.

Other activity:

Trustee of Cosy Hall, Water Lane (currently Acting Chair), Committee member Shropshire Astronomical Society