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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 Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines are being written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles, says the... continue
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News Lead Story
Local authorities will generate £312m in revenue from the use of static cameras and CCTV cars to enforce parking and traffic regulations,... continue
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Enforcement News
The Local Government Association said that a new Big Brother Watch report on CCTV parking and traffic enforcement... 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
Government plans to ban CCTV parking cameras will put school children at risk, council leaders and head teachers have warned. The ban on both the use... continue
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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
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Case Studies
Mark Moran
Local authorities do not set parking contractors penalty issue targets, as this is both illegal and counter-productive, the select committee was... continue
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Case Studies
Mark Moran
Parking enforcement policy and charging are local issues, meaning there is no reason for central government to become more involved in overseeing how... continue
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Case Studies
Mark Moran
Parking is not an end in itself, but is best run as part of a wider traffic management approach aimed at helping town centres thrive, the Transport... continue
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Articles
Deniz Huseyin
Local authorities need to play a more proactive role to ensure that their bailiff partners do not charge inappropriate or unreasonable fees, advises... continue
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Transport
Local authorities are facing an expensive road repair due to the number of potholes created by the heavy snow falls and prolonged cold spells that... continue
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Articles
Wiltshire County Council has switched off road safety cameras in Swindon as part of a re-think on how best to combat road accidents. The five cameras... continue
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Technology
The ability to pay for parking simply by using a mobile phone is one which has many attractions for motorists, especially if it removes the need to... continue
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Letters
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Council leaders have published a list of 200 pieces of jargon they would like to see banned. A hit-list complied by by the Local Government... continue
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Awards
The shortlist for the British Parking Awards has been revealed. These are the entries which have most impressed the judging panel and which now will... continue
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Operational
Seven new unitary local authorities went live on 1 April as part of a major local government reorganisation. The new  authorities cover:... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Fines should not be issued to cars parked on dropped kerbs unless white lines are laid down, argues the AA. It is opposing plans by the Department... continue
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Awards
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Every local authority in the UK is invited to nominate one front line worker for the Council Worker of the Year Awards 2009 by 23 February 2009. Four... continue
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