A shaggy dog story – part 1 of a few...
Note: Former Congletonian Alec Coles has sent in this story. He writes: “It is totally fictional, none of the characters exist or ever existed, and if this story bears any relation to any real happenings, it is truly coincidental.” Obviously this is not true: the probation office was close to North Rode Timber, the court was in Congleton Town Hall and St Peter’s Church is still there.
The probation office
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