Councillor Peter W Jones

Councillor: Peter W Jones
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Ward: Eccleshall
Photo: Peter W Jones
Contact Telephone: 01785 851381
Councillor Fax: 01785 619119
Postal Address: 25 Wheelwright Drive Eccleshall Stafford
ST21 6LB


I am married with four grown children and five grandchildren, my wife Joy and I have lived in Eccleshall for over 20 years. For the first 18 years I managed the News Express store in Stafford Street and am now retired. We hale from West Bromwich where we organised the Town Carnival and Show for 22 years. My career has been in Marketing and Personnel prior to moving into retailing.

I was a founder member of the Eccleshall Business Focus Group and its chairman for many years. I am the secretary of the Stafford Rotary Club and its former president. I was the president of the Eccleshall Rotary Club.

I am the organiser of the biennial Eccleshall Festival and together with a committee of volunteers arrange a programme of events for Festival week culminating with a street market of 80 stalls.

My wife and I enjoy singing and are members of the Eccleshall Singers and Saints Alive choirs. We are both front of house volunteers at the Gatehouse theatre.

I write Eccleshall news for the Stafford and Stone Newsletters, Newport and Market Drayton Advertisers and Eccleshall items for the Stone and Eccleshall Gazette.

I am the publisher of the Eccleshall Guide an 80 page full colour guide to all things Eccleshall and its website for the past 20 years.

I also edit several websites including, Eccleshall Singers, Eccleshall Festival and Stafford Rotary Club.

I have been a member of the Eccleshall Parish Council for 22 years having been its chairman and vice chairman at various time, currently its vice chairman.

I run a general knowledge quiz at the Holly Bush in Seighford every Sunday evening and run a number of quizzes for various charity groups.

Being retired I am able to spend as much time as needed on my Council work including a monthly surgery at the town’s library.

Political Party

I hold the following position(s) within my political group:-

Group Position
Conservative Party


I am a member of the following committees:-

Committee Position
Audit and Accounts Committee
Licensing Committee
Licensing Sub Committee
Planning Committee

Diary Dates

The following is a list of dates of committees upon which I am presently a Member, click on the meeting to get the agenda, reports and minutes.

Date Meeting Position
13/05/2017 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am)
22/05/2017 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm)
05/06/2017 Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am)
12/06/2017 Special Planning Committee (Site visit 9.30am - re-convene at County Buildings approx 11.00am)
12/06/2017 Special Planning Committee (Site visit 9.30am - re-convene at County Buildings approx 11.30am)
15/06/2017 Audit and Accounts Committee (6.30pm)
21/06/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
03/07/2017 Planning Committee Site Visit (Site Visit 9.30am, reconvene Civic Centre 1.15pm)
03/07/2017 Special Planning Committee (Site Visit 9.30am, reconvene Civic Centre 12 noon)
12/07/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
19/07/2017 Special Planning Committee (Additional Meeting) (6.30pm)
25/07/2017 Council (7.00pm)
02/08/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
14/08/2017 Planning Committee Site Visit (Site Visit 9.30am - reconvene Civic Centre at approximately 10.30am)
14/08/2017 Special Planning Committee (Site Visit 9.30am - reconvene Civic Centre at approximately 11.00am)
23/08/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
13/09/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
19/09/2017 Council (7.00pm)
21/09/2017 Audit and Accounts Committee (6.30pm)
04/10/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
18/10/2017 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm)
25/10/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
06/11/2017 Planning Committee Site Visit Meeting 11am
15/11/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
21/11/2017 Council (7.00pm)
30/11/2017 Audit and Accounts Committee (6.30pm)
06/12/2017 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
14/12/2017 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm)
18/12/2017 Special Planning Committee (10.30am)
03/01/2018 Special Planning Committee (3.30pm)
03/01/2018 Planning Committee (4.30pm)
24/01/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
30/01/2018 Council (7.00pm)
14/02/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
27/02/2018 Council (7.00pm)
07/03/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
20/03/2018 Audit and Accounts Committee (6.30pm)
28/03/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
18/04/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)
24/04/2018 Council (7.00pm)
09/05/2018 Planning Committee (6.30pm)

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