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Parking Review
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Cornwall Council made an extra £300,000 because its parking machines do not give change, a Freedom of Information (FoI) request has revealed.... continue
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A Plymouth City Council parking officer saved a baby’s life by administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.  Roger Kerrison, who works in... continue
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Traffic Management
Bristol City Council is phasing in 20mph speed limits throughout the city. The central area scheme is the first of six phases in Bristol City... continue
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Crime
Deniz Huseyin
A former parking security manager has been sentenced to two years and eight months in prison after admitting to stealing about £50,000 from his... continue
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Enforcement News
Torbay Council is to take its parking enforcement car out of service because it is losing money and is “unpopular”. The camera car issued... continue
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North Somerset is planning changes to its Off-street Parking Order that will enable the introduction of phone and cashless parking. North Somerset... continue
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Exeter City Council is introduding free tariffs in its car parks. Rosie Denham, lead councillor for economy and culture, said: “Car park... continue
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Parking Review
Developments
Undeveloped land in Portishead should be used to provide extra parking for the north Somerset town, a councillor argues. North Somerset and... continue
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Payment systems
Winchester City Council has introduced RingGo’s cashless park & ride parking service at three of its sites in the run-up to Christmas. The... continue
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Payment systems
Drivers in Gloucestershire can now pay for parking by phone after the introduction of a Chipside cashless system by Gloucestershire County... continue
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Business News
Bristol Airport has launched a new rating and review system for car park customers. Linking with the Revoo independent review service, star ratings... continue
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Enforcement News
Bristol mayor George Ferguson has admitted that the roll-out of Resident’s Parking Zone’s (RPZ) across the city “could have been... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Bristol City Council will introduce two further residents parking zones in in March 2014. Independ... continue
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Payment Systems Lead Story
Bemrose Mobile is confident that it will become the phone parking provider for a grouo of councils across Dorset which have come together to create a... continue
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Crime Lead Story
Mark Moran
People in Essex are being encouraged to report hate crime as part of an initiative being piloted by APCOA Parking (UK) which aims to support those... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Changes have been made to plans to roll out residents parking zones across the whole of Bristol. Proposals for new residents zones in west Bristol... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Bristol City’s planning committee has voted five to one in favour to allow Bristol Zoo to use an overspill car park on Clifton Downs. The zoo... continue
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Parking Review
Letters
Steve Hurley
Receiving the PATROL award for the Torbay Annual Parking Report and the excellent comments from the panel assessing the documents has helped confirm... continue
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Case Studies
Mark Moran
Parking regimes can be tailored to meet the needs of residents, local businesses and visitors, but this requires engaging with communities and their... continue
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Safer Parking
An elderly couple had a lucky escape after their car plunged from a supermarket car park roof. The Kia Ceed careered out of control on the... continue
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