Wellingborough Council has announced Cllr Jim Bass as its mayor for 2014-15.
Cllr Bass, a borough councillor since 2007, says he wants to use his year as mayor to develop relationships with local industry and educational facilities.
Cllr Bass said: “It is a great honour to be appointed as mayor by my peers, and Edwina and I are looking forward to taking on the responsibility that comes with the position.
“It will give me the opportunity to become involved in all areas of the community. We are hoping to devote a significant amount of time to help develop and enhance the relationship the council has with local industry and we’ll also be taking a strong interest in the educational facilities across the borough.
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