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: 28 The Burgage, Eccleshall, Staffs
ST21 6DR


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 am a founder member of the Eccleshall Business Focus Group and currently its membership secretary. I am vice president of the Rotary Club of Stafford and past president of the Rotary Club of Eccleshall.

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 both enjoy singing and are members of our church choir, Eccleshall Singers and the Saints Alive Company.

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 booklet produced annually promoting Eccleshall and highlighting activities for the past 15 years. It is a community project supported by the advertising of local businesses.

I also edit several websites for the town including and

I have been a Member of the Eccleshall Parish Council for 16 years including being Chairman for a short time during that period.

I run a quiz at the Kings Arms Hotel in Eccleshall every Sunday, which has been running for 17 years, along with a number of random quizzes for other local charity groups.

Being retired I have as much time as is needed to fulfil my Council obligations and I have a surgery at the local library every other month.

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
Resources and Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee (ceased as at 23 May 2017)

Diary Dates

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