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Parking Review
IT Lead Story
The notice processing team at North East Lincolnshire Council is now using Barbour Logic’s Response Master letter-generating system to answer... continue
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Construction
Multi-storey car parks serving Stockport’s Merseyway shopping centre are being upgraded at a cost of £1.84m. Stockport Council is working... continue
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Operational
Coventry City Council parking revenues have dropped by nearly £1m, according to figures compiled by the RAC Foundation. The council was... continue
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Enforcement News
London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) has recently approved a number of changes to the contravention code list used by the... continue
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News Lead Story
Over 80 entrants are competing to make the finals of the British Parking Awards 2014. The annual competition, organised by Parking Review magazine,... continue
Parking Review
Training Lead Story
Learning is a life-long process, which is one of the reasons why many parking managers see value in enhancing both their parking sector knowledge and... continue
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Case Studies
David Leibling
Local authorities are required to submit details of their finances to the Department of Communities and Local Government, following a detailed set of... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Parking as a topic is complex and dynamic, but it is one where facts and data are surprisingly scarce. What few statistics about local authority... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Department for Transport is prepared to enable local authorities to reduce the cost of penalty charge notices (PCNs), reveals its reponse to the... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The British Parking Awards 2014 will be hosted by Shappi Khorsandi, the Iranian comedian and author whose television appe... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
English councils made a record surplus of almost £600m from their parking activities last year, claims the RAC Foundatio... continue
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Cover Story
Deniz Huseyin
Encouraging more people to live, work and shop in urban centres is the goal of many local authorities. Those that succeed see many benefits,... continue
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IT
Fife is a county in the Scottish Lowlands which includes towns such as St Andrews, with its university and golf course, and historic towns such as... continue
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Technology
A West Midlands council is using specialist software to generate letters in response to drivers queries about bus lane enforcement. Walsall Council... continue
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Letters
Patrick Troy
The consultation on current local authority parking strategies does not appear to fully appreciate the facts about how parking is managed but instead... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
A consultation on parking enforcement in town centres has been announced by the government. The consultation has been driven by communities secretary... continue
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Yellow Lines
The Secret Parking Manager
 Outside it was bleak and cold. A wicked wind scoured any unprotected flesh. Indeed, a walkout had just been staged at the local brass monkey... continue
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Parking Review
Technology
The neighbouring south London boroughs of Bromley and Bexley merged their parking services earlier this year, including their respective back-office... continue
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
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