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Mayor of Grantham Dean Ward recovering after suffering stroke




The Mayor of Grantham, Councillor Dean Ward, is in hospital after suffering a stroke.

Coun Ward is believed to have suffered the stroke over the weekend and was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham where he was treated for a blood clot on the brain.

Coun Ward posted about his ordeal on his Facebook page over the weekend.

Mayor of Grantham Dean Ward. (42718208)
Mayor of Grantham Dean Ward. (42718208)

He said: "Wasn't expecting this. Massive stroke. Blood clot on the brain. They sorted it quick so no long-term side effects. They gave the clogged up arteries a good clean and fitted a stent. I should be out soon."

Coun Ward became Mayor of Grantham in September last year. The Mayor-making ceremony was postponed from May because of Covid and it was decided Coun Ward would be mayor for 20 months rather than the usual 12.



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