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Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Councils face conflicting factors when setting town centres, says studyBut the report, by the Association of Town & City Management (ACTM) and... continue
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Operational
An extra 3,000 cycle parking spaces will feature in plans for London’s fifth cycle superhighway. The proposed 5.8mile (9km) route would operate... continue
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Enforcement News
On-street parking enforcement is set to return to the streets of Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan more than two years after South Wales Police... continue
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Contracts
South Ayrshire’s has become the first Scottish authority to outsource its back office processing. The council is working with Imperial Civil... continue
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Park & Ride
Work has started on a new park & ride and motorway junction at Tipner in Portsmouth. The new junction will provide access to the 663 space park... continue
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Developments
North Somerset Council wants developers to provide more parking spaces for developments by reversing the maximum car parking space limit per home and... continue
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Operational
An extra £3.9m is to be invested in Scotland’s cycling infrastructure over the next two years. The money was announced by the Scottish... continue
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Operational
Concerns about safety of children at William Hogarth and St Mary’s Catholic School, in, west London, has led to a petition being launched... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Motorists who park across dropped kerbs or more than 50cm from the kerb face being ticketed under powers to target inconsiderate drivers by Gwynedd... continue
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Business News
Q-Park is now working in partnership with two major Birmingham concert venues, the Town Hall and Symphony Hall. The partnership entitles Town Hall... continue
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Operational
Weston-super-Mare is now charging for parking in the town centre following a failed last-minute challenge to the proposal by the council’s... continue
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Developments
Three Cornish bays sell for grand total of £160k Three residents parking bays put up for auction in St Ives have sold for £160,000. Five... continue
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Operational
Glasgow City Council has scrapped the sending of reminder letters for parking permits in a bid to cut costs. The letters informed the 9,000 permit... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
North East Lincolnshire Council has scrapped permit parking after residents objected to a more than 430% rise in charges (PR Nov). This would have... 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
Parking Review
Feature
Patrick McDonnell
The tragic death of a 5-year-old boy on a busy road in Elephant & Castle, south London, has thrown into sharp relief concerns about road safety... continue
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Feature
Ian Morris
From next April the amount the government gives local authorities for Council Tax Benefit will be cut by 10% in a bid to save £500m. Each... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Central Bedfordshire Council has approved a new parking strategy designed to provide clarity on how parking will operate in towns such Dunstable and... continue
Parking Review
Operational Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Deniz Huseyin Nottingham city Council is to simplify its on-street tariff structure and scrap its maximum waiting period. The authority is making the... continue
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Crime
Motorists in Worcestershire are being warned to be aware of a parking fine scam. Drivers are being sent fake CCTV penalty charge notices (PCNs) from... continue
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