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P.C. World

P.C. World

PC World Albert World had wanted to be a policeman ever since he had first read Noddy as a lad. Other potential careers had passed periodically across his radar –…

Maria Ferrini

Maria Ferrini

Proprietor of the Lingerie Longa shop on the High Street, Maria Ferrini has lived in the UK for all forty-four years of her life, only visiting Italy on three occasions…

Loretta Martin, Agony Aunt

Loretta Martin, Agony Aunt

Our very own Stonking Herald agony aunt Loretta Martin  lives in a fine mock tudor residence just outside Stonking on the Chesswood road. A relative newcomer to the village, having…

The Revd Arthur Spears

35 years old, and vicar at St Andrews for the past three years, the Revd Arthur Spears is a highly principled man, which – as a vicar – is not…

Abel Batchelor – (Very) Odd Job Man

Abel Batchelor – currently unemployed – holds the Stonking records for most jobs and most resignations; he is yet to find employment that suits either his temperament or his flexible…

Disraeli Gears – Taxi Driver

Disraeli Gears is Stonking’s best-known (if only) taxi driver. Generally attired in a tie-dyed T-shirt and jeans that look as if they had survived Vietnam – just – he is…

Edith Farley – Church Warden

Chair of the Best Kept Village committee, there is precious little about the village and its inhabitants that she does not know. She has lived in the village her entire…

Frank Disclosure – Parish Council Chairman

Frank Disclosure is proud of his position as Chairman of the Parish Council, a position he has held for over twenty years. His father occupied the same position forty years…

Anita Tush – Florist

Anita Tush is the proprietor of Flor de Luna, the quaint flower shop in the centre of the High Street. She is an unlikely florist inasmuch as she suffers chronically…

Basil Chives – Shopkeeper

Village butcher and newsagent Basil Chives has lived in Stonking all his life and was once runner-up in a county-wide Useless Trivia competition. He is the epitome of a ‘good…

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