[Stoke & Staffordshire] - DISASTER: Paul Bates, chairman of Congleton Business Association, has always feared the consequences of parking fees. More than £ of that figure has come from parking fines. Motorists are currently paying up to 50p to park for one hour
[Stourbridge News] - Stourbridge Institute A pulled seven points clear at the top of the First Division when they became the first team to win away at Pockets SC B. Cyril Tromans, Paul Bates and Paul Garbett completed a 3-2 win for the leaders.
[Stourbridge News] - Cyril Tromans and the in-form pair of Paul Bates and Paul Garbett, who have lost only one frame each all season, won for the leaders. Steve Ball and Mark Jeffries earned some consolation for Amblecote. Second-place Kinver Constitutional 'B' lost 3-2 at