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Complainant Name:
Mr Paul Sturgess

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Wiltshire Times


Mr Paul Sturgess of Caldecotte Consultants complained that the newspaper claimed that his business had pulled out of a deal to build Trowbridge Rugby Club a new ground when this was not the case.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a suitably prominent clarification in the following terms:

Paul Sturgess has asked us to clarify that his company Caldecotte Consultants has not pulled out of a deal with Trowbridge Rugby Club to buy its Green Lane ground, as was suggested in an article in the Wiltshire Times on August 22 2008. The company is currently in discussions with the club's trustees about signing an extension to their existing option agreement. We are happy to clarify this and apologise for possible misrepresentation of the facts.

Report: 79

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