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Parking Review
Enforcement News
Mark Moran
Civil enforcement officers will not be patrolling the streets of Hackney in East London on 3-4 August as they strike a dispute over pay and... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Local government spending on parking has fallen by around 8%, according to new data released by the Local Government Association. The LGA has created... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
The government minister responsible for high streets has voiced support for the provision of free public parking. The Department for Communities and... continue
Parking Review
Traffic Management
Patrick McDonnell
The UK’s first San Francisco-style ‘parklet’ has been installed in the London Borough of Hackney. The parklet has been installed on... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
The London Borough of Southwark is to move to a completely paperless resident parking system later this year. The south London council has already... continue
Parking Review
Technology
The London Borough of Hackney has installed rapid charging posts for electric vehicles on-street in Shoreditch, Dalston and Hackney Central. The... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Motorists can now pay for parking in Cambridge by phone for the first time. Cambridge City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council teamed up to... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Patrick Troy, chief executive, British Parking Association
There is no such thing as a free parking space: someone has to pay for it. This is true everywhere: in town centres, at the beach and in the... continue
Parking Review
People News
Russell Roberts has become parking enforcement manager for Stoke-on-Trent City Council.  He assumed the position in March after spending over... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride Lead story
The Chancellor George Osborne has ordered government departments to plan ways to cut up to 40% from their budgets by 2019-20 in a bid to find an... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
The cost of parking in Shrewsbury on Sundays has been reduced following calls from the business co... continue
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Crime
Deniz Huseyin
Pay & display machines have been vandalised in three car parks in Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire. An East Lindsey District Council spokeswoman said... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The British Parking Association has announced its intention to develop a new professionalism accreditation for the parking sector. The... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Deniz Huseyin
Ceredigion’s head of parking services Katy Spain has appeared before a judge accused of misconduct in public office. Spain, who was named Young... continue
Categories: local government, Wales
Parking Review
News Lead Story
A London local authority parking partnership has helped a South Yorkshire council clear a build up of drivers’ correspondence. Bromley and... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Delivery companies are winning 72% of parking appeals in London, according to figures released by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).  A... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
A Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking in England and Wales has been submitted to Parliament by the North Dorset MP... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Douglas Borough Council has scrapped free disabled parking in two Isle of Man car parks. Parking fees for Blue Badge holders were introduced when the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Civil enforcement officers in Harrogate are to be equipped with body cameras after a rise in verbal and physical abuse. The borough council will buy... continue
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