Peter and Joy have four grown-up children and six grandchildren and have lived in Eccleshall for over 26 years, the first 20 as the town’s newsagent.
Peter has served on the Eccleshall Parish Council for 24 years, he has served as chairman and currently as deputy chairman.
He has been a member of the Stafford Borough Council for eight years serving on Planning, Audit & Accounts and Licensing committees.
In 2015 / 2016 he had the honour of serving as The Mayor and in 2018 / 2019 as Deputy Mayor of Stafford Borough. He holds monthly surgeries in the library talking to residents and listening.
He has been the organiser of the Eccleshall Festival for the past 10 years, and for the past 21 years has produced the Eccleshall Guide . He founded the Eccleshall Voluntary Car Scheme and with a team of volunteer drivers provides transport for medical appointments. He volunteers at Eccleshall Show, Gatehouse Theatre and Stafford Talking Newspapers for the Blind. He is a Rotarian and member of Holy Trinity Church