Michael Stainer

Stainer under Restraint?

October 29, 2020 // 4 Comments

Restraint isn’t the word that comes to mind when considering the much battered and bruised Michael Stainer as he fights to retain control of the Grand. Fifteen times in the [...]

Stainer’s Surrender?

September 6, 2020 // 2 Comments

Has Michael Stainer given up the ghost? Have those tired old fingertips clinging to the wreckage of the Grand finally lost their grip? Friday’s brief hearing before [...]

Stainer the false prophet

August 30, 2020 // 8 Comments

Like the biblical prophet some think he resembles, Michael Stainer has frequently prophesised the imminent collapse of part of the southern elevation of the Grand. As [...]

A Gaping Gap at the Grand

July 17, 2020 // 4 Comments

Almost five year after the infamous dawn raid that saw Michael and Doris Stainer and their general manager arrested, Robert Richardson has finally abandoned the beleaguered [...]

The Puppet Master Exposed…

June 5, 2020 // 4 Comments

When Michael Stainer “illegally” removed Henry Bolton in November 2018, as the new director of his various companies, and replaced him with “Robert Moss’, little did [...]

The Great Escape: the Remake

May 14, 2020 // 3 Comments

As Michael Stainer (again) and Hallam Estates, the company he set up in 1995 to keep control of the Grand, both slide towards insolvency under the burden of £500,000 of [...]

Drowning in Debt

February 5, 2020 // 6 Comments

Behind all the legal shenanigans that make up a typical week at the Grand (pictured below), there is one inescapable fact. Debt……. “Creditors to right of them, [...]

A Grand Crime Solved!

December 3, 2019 // 5 Comments

The unsolved mystery of who brutally assaulted Michael Stainer at the Grand in late January 2018 was solved in Canterbury Crown Court on Monday December 2nd. 36-year-old, Roy [...]