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Parking Review
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Tourism officials in Cumbria are calling for simpler car parking regulations for the Lake District National Park. Local councils and other... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
More than £1m in parking fines has been incorrectly written off, a report for Aberdeen City Council by auditors Pricewaterhouse Coopers has... continue
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Developments
Patrick McDonnell
Patrick McDonnell Kent County Council has approved proposals for the first of a possible three new lorry parks in the county. The 300-space lorry... continue
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Cambridgeshire County Council has begun charging for on-street parking on Sundays in a bid to help regulate the turnover of spaces for visitors and... continue
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Motorists in Redbridge can now park for free for 30 minutes at on-street pay & display bays. To use the concession motorists still need to obtain... continue
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A ‘Portas Pilot’ town has removed road signs promoting its free parking scheme because they do not meet legal requirements. Market Rasen... continue
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Patrick McDonnell
A proposed one-hour free parking offer will not be the “silver bullet” fix for retail traders in Wiltshire, says Wessex Chambers of... continue
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Calderdale Council has fulfilled its pledge to remove evening parking charges in Halifax and pay & display charges at 10 car... continue
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Cumbria County Council is consulting with local residents on introducing on-street parking charges at 11 of its busiest town centres. The county says... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Nottingham City Council is to trial CCTV monitoring for its Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) scheme. A pilot camera will initially be set up at the... continue
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Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
A Private Members Bill that seeks to make pavement parking illegal throughout England and Wales has been delayed in the House of Commons. Pavement... continue
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Crime
A minicab driver has been found guilty of assaulting a civil enforcement officer (CEO) in Willesden Green, north-west London.  Harrow Crown... continue
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Debates
Portsmouth City Council’s investigations into Blue Badge fraud featured in a BBC One documentary series last month. The city council’s... continue
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Payment systems
North Yorkshire County Council has installed 19 new pay & display terminals in Northallerton High Street. The solar-powered Parkeon Strada... continue
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Viewpoint
Glynnis Jeavons
Our first ‘Parking Awareness’ day, held last month, was the first in what will be a regular series of meetings which seek to build a... continue
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Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
The British Parking Awards lunch is a fun event, but while the presenters inject a degree of humour into the proceedings, there is a clear purp... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The government is proposing to give local residents or local firms the right to raise-up a petition that will require a counci... continue
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Enforcement News
Islington Council is to target drivers who leave their engines idling as part of a bid to reduce pollution in the north London borough.  Since 1... continue
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