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Crime
A Bath car thief has been banned from entering every car park in the city – and from a carrying sat-nav without a receipt. Jason Self was given... continue
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Enforcement News
Concern has been expressed by the British Parking Association (BPA) that a report by ITV current affairs programme Tonight on the enforcement of... continue
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Crime
Blue Badge fraudsters have been fined £8,825 for abusing the system and depriving disabled people of parking spaces after a successful... continue
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Crime
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Bury have joined forces with Greater Manchester Police in a clampdown on disabled blue badge fraud. The one-day... continue
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Crime
Fuel theft from vehicles has surged by 500% in London since the start of 2008, according to the RAC. Soaring prices at the pumps are thought to be a... continue
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Crime
An elderly woman was grabbed by the throat in a ‘parking rage’ incident. The altercation at the Priory Road car park in St Austell... continue
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Crime
A civil enforcement officer (CEO) was assaulted in Windsor, Berkshire, while carrying out his duties last month. A male in his 20s pushed the CEO,... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Police mounted a series of raids on breakers’ yards in the south-east in a bid to halt stolen vehicles being sold abroad for scrap metal. ... continue
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Crime
Police in Wales have embarked on a series of stop and search operations to combat the growing problem of metal theft. One location targeted by... continue
Categories: crime, Wales
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Enforcement News
A car clamper has been ordered to pay nearly £5,000 after being prosecuted by Birmingham City Council. Gary Southall, the owner of National... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
More than 16,000 people are fraudulently using blue badges after the owner of the badge has died, according to the Audit Commission. Its national... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Wandsworth Borough Council has withdrawn special residents parking permits issued during the Wimbledon fortnight after it emerged that some people... continue
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Crime
The husband-and-wife owners of a parking enforcement firm have been arrested after an investigation by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) into... continue
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Crime
Twelve men have been sentenced after a police swoop on a major drug deal in a DIY store’s car park in South Wales. Ten of the gang were jailed... continue
Categories: crime, Wales
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Crime
Police in Callington, Cornwall, are warning drivers to be vigilant after a spate of thefts of fuel in the Tamar Valley. Thieves are stealing petrol... continue
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Crime
Clackmannanshire District Council, Scotland, has warned secondhand car dealers who illegally use their car parks that they risk having their vehicles... continue
Categories: crime, Scotland
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Bournemouth Borough Council is using a reconfigured parking penalty charge notice system to manage environmental enforcement. The Imperial Civil... continue
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Crime
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets suffered 12 physical assaults in the first four months of 2008 – the... continue
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Yellow Lines
Two men in the US were involved in a bizarre shootout involving Taser stun guns, in what police described as a “bonehead” confrontation... continue
Categories: crime, Rest of World
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Yellow Lines
Thieves made off with a 20ft (6m) long yacht from a car park in the Lake District. Cumbria Police said that the Jeanneau Sun 2000 cabin cruiser was... continue
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