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Farmers cash in spare land for development as local authorities struggle to meet housing demand

Staffordshire farmers are capitalising on the national shortage of housing by offering their land up for development.

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires Councils to have a five year supply of deliverable housing sites at any one time, and in Staffordshire this has led to a steady increase in farmers offering plots of land for potential development as the county tries to meet its quota.

Catherine Whittles, a partner here at  Bowcock & Pursaill who have offices across Staffordshire…

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We support the historic Eccleshall Festival

Solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill are encouraging festival-goers to dress to impress at the Eccleshall Festival which this year marks the Queen’s 90th birthday.

The festival runs from Saturday (June 18th) until Sunday June 26th, with a popular highlight being the Victorian Street Market on Saturday June 25th where the firm are sponsoring the fancy dress trophy.

Festival co-ordinator Peter Jones, said this year’s Festival was particularly special due to its Royal theme, with hanging baskets, mangers…

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No-fault divorce bill will end the blame game

FAMILY solicitors are eagerly awaiting the outcome of a Parliamentary bill which would allow couples to divorce solely through the written consent of both parties.

Lisa Cogger, a family and matrimonial solicitor at Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors who have offices in Uttoxeter, Leek, Eccleshall and Hanley, said the no-fault divorce bill was a ‘much welcomed reform’ which was ‘long overdue’ to make divorce a more amicable process.
Current divorce law requires a party to apply for dissolution of their…

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Event rider takes competition to the next level

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Thousands expected to apply for refunds of LPA application fees

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Plan for your future now by making a Will and Lasting Power of Attorney

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