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Parking Review
Payment systems
A Four-year contract to provide cashless parking in Lambeth has been awarded to mobile phone payment provider PayByPhone.  The London borough... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
After a period of running cashless only parking, Barnet Council in north London is reintroducing on-street parking machines. The council is... continue
Parking Review
Debates
A vision of a world in which parking patrol officers provide drivers with advice was presented at Parking World by students from Northumbria... continue
Parking Review
People News
Westminster City Council has hired former ITN anchor Ben Scotchbrook to the new role of senior media officer. This follows 11 months during which he... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
Local authorities should be obliged to publish an annual parking report showing precisely where their parking revenues come from and how any income... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Sheffield City Council has upgraded its enforcement software to allow parking and moving traffic offences to be processed on one platform. The South... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Motorhome owners will no longer be able to use car parks on the Lincolnshire coast as free campsites, after the county council installed... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Jersey’s economic development minister has called for free parking to be introduced in St Helier for up to a year to encourage people to shop... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Bristol City Council will introduce two further residents parking zones in in March 2014. Independ... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Liverpool’s directly elected mayor Joe Anderson has been urged by the Department for Transport (DfT) to drop a trial suspension of every bus... continue
Parking Review
Operational
People living in Windsor & Maidenhead no longer have to pay for resident parking permits. About 4,000 residents were charged up to £60 a... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Around a third of penalty charge notices (PCNs) in South Staffordshire are not being paid, the council has revealed. Out of the 1,097 PCNs issued... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Much needed traffic safety schemes are being held up in Bristol so that staff and resources can be diverted to Mayor George Ferguson’s... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A whole floor of a multi-storey in Enfield, north London has become available solely for the use of Blue Badge holders.  All 27 spaces on the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
A Portsmouth café employee who denied using a counterfeit parking permit won his appeal at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT), but then went... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Brighton & Hove City Council is to tackle illegal parking on pavements and grass verges in the city. The council has worked with ward councillors... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
More than a third of blind and partially sighted people feel unable to leave their homes because of the poor state of Britain’s pavements, a... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Fines in excess of £19m, for offences including illegal parking and speeding remain unpaid, the Northern Ireland Audit Office has said. Up to... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Councils across the UK should support small businesses by waiving parking charges on 7 December, said the Forum of Private Business (FPB). The date... continue
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