Councillor Peter W Jones

    Ward: Eccleshall
    Telephone: 01785 851381
    Postal Address: 25 Wheelwright Drive, Eccleshall, Stafford ST21 6LB

    Political Party

    I am a member of the following Party:-

    Party Position Description
    Conservative Party


    I am a member of the following committees:-

    Diary Dates


    I am married with four grown children and six grandchildren, my wife Joy and I have lived in Eccleshall for over 25 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 21 years.

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

    I have been a member of the Eccleshall Parish Council for 24 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.


    I am a member of the following committees:-

    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
    Public Appeals Committee - 18 October 2019 Chair

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