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Parking Review
Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide enforcement services for Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Knowsley is... continue
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Operational
Ealing Council ended the use of paper parking permits last month. Since 6 April only electronic ‘virtual’ permits have been issued to... continue
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Enforcement News
The London Borough of Croydon has developed a smartphone app that helps council officers check the validity of Blue Badges when out on-street.... continue
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Business News
A Greater Manchester council has won a business-friendly award for its plans to introduce free car parking across its boundaries. Rochdale Borough... continue
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Car Crime
Dundee City Council was an early adopter of the Safer Parking Scheme, joining in 2005. This was after the scheme was re-launched, having formerly... continue
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Payment systems
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea is trialling phone parking for the first time. It started offering motorists the choice of paying by... continue
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IT
Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES) has worked with Peterborough City Council’s parking team to refine the capabilities of a dedicated... continue
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IT
Parking correspondence software developer Barbour Logic launched a customer-facing version of its Response Master system at Parkex. Response Master... continue
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Payment systems
The London Borough of Waltham Forest has adopted Cobalt Telephone Technologies’ RingGo digital permit software. The system is being launched in... continue
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IT
Parking IT specialist Chipside unveiled its new Oppidatum strategy at Parkex. Oppidatum enables local government to provide the public with data... continue
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Cover Story
Michael Robinson
The current parking adjudication service is probably no longer fit for purpose. The cause of the problem, ironically, lies in a desire to promote a... continue
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Yellow Lines
The list of ways of to pay for parking includes ‘pay & display’, ‘pay-on-foot’, ‘pay-on-exit’,... continue
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Enforcement News
Rochdale Borough Council has let local school pupils name the ANPR-equipped ‘safety car’ which it uses to enforce parking restrictions... continue
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Crime
Sefton Council, Merseyside Police and NSL has signed a partnership agreement aimed at reducing anti-social behaviour. The Partnership Plus scheme... continue
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Operational
Half of Brighton & Hove’s on-street parking machines are to be removed as the city switches to paying by phone or in shops. The council is... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Enfield Council has set up a ‘rapid response team’ to target drivers that park illegally outside schools. The team of moped-riding civil... continue
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Enforcement News
A court has ordered a motorist to pay £740 for the fraudulent use of a Blue Badge. The motorist, who failed to appear in court, was caught... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
The Welsh Government is to investigate the high rejection rate of Blue Badge applications by Swansea City Council.  Figures obtained by Lib Dem... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Canterbury City Council has rejected an adjudicator’s ruling that it had misinterpreted traffic regulation orders (TROs) for the St Lawrence... continue
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