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275 - 28 February 2015: News
Parking Review
Construction
A new parking deck at the Four Oaks railway station will be built for West Midlands integrated transport authority Centro by design & build... continue
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Traffic Management
The average size of parking bays needs to increase to match the increasing width of cars, says Harrison Woods, managing director of online parking... continue
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Business News
French-based VINCI Park Group is set to pay around €900m (£654m) for the Portuguese operator Empark. Negotiations between the companies... continue
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Business News
Alpha Parking has adopted a new logo and relaunched its website to mark its tenth anniversary. Penny Winder, director of Alpha Parking, said:... continue
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People News
Adam Cozens has been promoted to the role of project director at consultant The Project Centre, which provides a range of urban design, traffic... continue
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People News
VINCI Park UK has appointed Phil Burns as its head of business development. Burns has worked in the parking sector for over 14 years, holding senior... continue
Categories: people, staff, VINCI Park
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Parking Policy
Parking campaigners NoToMob have written to all local authority members of the British Parking Association (BPA) calling on them to consider ending... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Parking charges have been reintroduced in Halifax town centre after it was revealed that no on-street penalty charge notices issued over the previous... continue
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Park & Ride
Proposals to introduce parking charges at two guided busway sites in Cambridgeshire have been condemned by bus users. Concerned passengers expressed... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
The introduction of a free parking offer in Northampton has helped to reduce the downturn of people visiting the town’s shops, new figures... continue
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Operational
A proposal to double the cost of parking permits in Northamptonshire has been withdrawn after opposition from local residents. Last year the County... continue
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People News
Two NSL traffic attendants (TAs) in Northern Ireland have undergone a life-saving defibrillator training course.  Geoffrey Johnston and Julie... continue
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Business News
Deniz Huseyin
Civil enforcement officers in Birmingham have been given a 20% rise under the city council’s policy that all new contracts must guarantee that... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Nursing staff have collected thousands of signatures on a petition calling for more parking provision at the soon to be opened £842m South... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Yeovil District Hospital has streamlined parking operations  by removing the original barrier system at its main car park and replacing it with... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Yeovil District Hospital has streamlined parking operations  by removing the original barrier system at its main car park and replacing it with... continue
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Parking Policy
The head of the train drivers’ union has accused train operating companies (TOCs) of driving up the cost of parking for passengers.  Mick... continue
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Operational
Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow in Essex, is calling for a House of Commons investigation into the enforcement practices of NCP at Harlow... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Income from penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued in Glasgow has increased by around 10% between April 2013 and March last year. These figures were... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Sandra White MSP is preparing to put forward proposals for a responsible parking bill in the Scottish Parliament. The bill would enforce restrictions... continue
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Enforcement News
Over 1,100 foreign registered vehicles being used illegally in the UK have been seized since the DVLA changed its enforcement process to work with... continue
Categories: police, DVLA
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Safer Parking
APCOA Parking (UK)’s SkyDome multi-storey car park in Coventry has been awarded a Park Mark under the Safer Parking Scheme. The car park on... continue
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Parking Policy
‘Parking, the next mile’ is the theme of this year’s Spotlight on Parking, a free half-day seminar run by the London Borough of... continue
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Operational
The Northern Ireland assembly has passed the final stage of the Off-Street Parking Bill, which transfers control of off-street car parks to 11 new... continue
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Parking Policy
Deniz Huseyin
Patrick McDonnell An MP and a road safety charity are arguing that tired drivers should not have to pay for vital and life-saving rest breaks at... continue
Categories: safety, DfT
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Crime
Mark Moran
Over 350 officers from the Metropolitan Police and Home Counties police forces targeted vehicle thieves operating in the south-east of England last... continue
Categories: crime, police
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Business News
Parkopedia, the online parking service, is now enabling householders to register their driveways on its database of parking spaces free of... continue
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Business News
Adam Palser
Parking enforcement firm NSL has appointed Adam Palser as its new chief executive. Palser joins the company from international defence and security... continue
Categories: NSL, All of UK
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People News
Lewis Johnson
Lewis Johnson has been named Smart Parking’s new head of technology for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.  Johnson was... continue