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Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Gloucestershire County Council has accepted a ruling by the parking adjudicator that it was wrong to give its contractor the authority to deal with... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Local authorities in England have been warned by the Department for Transport that they must not attempt to enforce off-street parking using contract... continue
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Letters
Patrick Troy
Local authority car park enforcement A number of BPA members have passed to me a copy of your letter dated 16 September to them relating to the... continue
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Letters
Robert Goodwill
Local authority car park enforcement I understand that some of you are intending to withdraw your off-street parking operations from the parking... continue
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Case Studies
Mark Moran
A 1960s multi-storey in the centre of Bedford has been completely refurbished as part of the new gateway to the town centre. The Allhallows car park... continue
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People News
Dave Cornes has joined debt recovery company Phoenix Commercial Collections as client support manager. At Phoenix his primary focus will be to work... continue
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Enforcement News
Councils are calling for updated powers to tackle fly-tippers. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents almost 400 councils in... continue
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Operational
Tourism officials in Cumbria are calling for simpler car parking regulations for the Lake District National Park. Local councils and other... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
More than £1m in parking fines has been incorrectly written off, a report for Aberdeen City Council by auditors Pricewaterhouse Coopers has... continue
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Developments
Patrick McDonnell
Patrick McDonnell Kent County Council has approved proposals for the first of a possible three new lorry parks in the county. The 300-space lorry... continue
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Operational
Cambridgeshire County Council has begun charging for on-street parking on Sundays in a bid to help regulate the turnover of spaces for visitors and... continue
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Operational
Motorists in Redbridge can now park for free for 30 minutes at on-street pay & display bays. To use the concession motorists still need to obtain... continue
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Operational
A ‘Portas Pilot’ town has removed road signs promoting its free parking scheme because they do not meet legal requirements. Market Rasen... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A proposed one-hour free parking offer will not be the “silver bullet” fix for retail traders in Wiltshire, says Wessex Chambers of... continue
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Operational
Calderdale Council has fulfilled its pledge to remove evening parking charges in Halifax and pay & display charges at 10 car... continue
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Operational
Cumbria County Council is consulting with local residents on introducing on-street parking charges at 11 of its busiest town centres. The county says... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Nottingham City Council is to trial CCTV monitoring for its Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) scheme. A pilot camera will initially be set up at the... continue
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Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
A Private Members Bill that seeks to make pavement parking illegal throughout England and Wales has been delayed in the House of Commons. Pavement... continue
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Crime
A minicab driver has been found guilty of assaulting a civil enforcement officer (CEO) in Willesden Green, north-west London.  Harrow Crown... continue
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Debates
Portsmouth City Council’s investigations into Blue Badge fraud featured in a BBC One documentary series last month. The city council’s... continue
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