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Operational

Free parking offer set to cost Bedford council £250k
Patrick McDonnell
Bedford Borough Council has estimated that a free parking offer is the main reason for a revenue shortfall of £250,000 by the end of this... continue

Business News

Total Car Parks pilots Barclays Pingit
Barclays Bank has expanded its Pingit mobile payments service into the parking sector, launching the system in partnership with off-street operator... continue

Parkeon partners with Yellowbrick on phone parking
A new cashless parking operator has emerged with the pooling of phone parking operations belonging to parking payment Parkeon and Waysis. Parkeon has... continue

Enforcement News

Local authorities need stronger fly-tipping powers, says LGA
Councils are calling for updated powers to tackle fly-tippers. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents almost 400 councils in... continue

Crime

Gang carries out violent raid at airport parking site
Deniz Huseyin
Staff at airport parking firm Flight Shuttle Services suffered head injuries during a violent robbery in the early hours of this morning, 10 October.... continue

People News

Farrell joins APCOA Parking
APCOA Parking (UK) has appointed Shane Farrell to be contract manager for its combined parking and security operation at New Cross Hospital,... continue

Phoenix hires debt recovery expert Cornes
Dave Cornes has joined debt recovery company Phoenix Commercial Collections as client support manager. At Phoenix his primary focus will be to work... continue

Coventry’s Evans moves to Equita
Debt recovery company Equita has appointed Janice Evans as an associate director. Evans has 40 years experience of working in the revenues and... continue

Southwark team backs cancer appeal
APCOA Parking (UK)’s enforcement services contract in Southwark has raised over £250 for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity... continue

NSL raises £1,300 for Macmillan
Staff at NSL have raised over £1,300 for cancer charity Macmillan by holding a series of coffee mornings and taking part in fun runs. Civil... continue

Cornes to support Phoenix clients
Dave Cornes has joined debt recovery company Phoenix Commercial Collections as client support manager. At Phoenix his primary focus will be to work... continue

Awards
VINCI presents Smart Thinking awards

VINCI presents Smart Thinking awards
The parking team at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, has been crowned VINCI Park UK’s Parking Team of the Year. This was one of 12 prizes handed... continue

Safer Parking Scheme celebrates 10th anniversary
The Safer Parking Scheme celebrated its tenth birthday by presenting awards during the British Parking Association’s Parkingtopia event in... continue