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Parking Review
Safer Parking
The Campus West car park in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire has been awarded the Safer Parking scheme Park Mark status. The car park run by Welwyn... continue
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Enforcement News
The provision and enforcement of parking spaces reserved for disabled people still needs improvement, a report for the Scottish Government... continue
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Safer Parking
The Safer Parking Scheme has awarded its 3,000th Park Mark Award to a Marks & Spencer store in Lowestoft. Euro Car Parks are responsible for the... continue
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Safer Parking
The Avenham multi-storey car park in Preston has been awarded The Safer Parking Scheme’s Park Mark accreditation. The upgrade to the... continue
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Safer Parking
Sandwell Council, in the West Midlands, has seen seven of its car parks accredited with the Safer Parking Scheme Park Mark Award. This is the first... continue
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Enforcement News
The government has strengthened vehicle excise duty (VED) enforcement powers to include motorists driving unlicensed vehicles and parking in areas... continue
Categories: crime, DVLA, All of UK
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
The DVLA has transformed itself in an effort to improve road safety and reduce vehicle related crime over the last seven years, according to Clive... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Giving the DVLA new powers under the Local Transport Bill would help crack down on foreign registered vehicles which evade parking and other... continue
Categories: crime, DfT, DVLA, Rest of World
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Enforcement News
A completely crushed car was displayed in Kingston–on-Thames town centre by the DVLA to warn motorists of the risks of car tax evasion. The... continue
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Business News
A hotel has been fined more than £5,000 for providing unauthorised off-site airport parking. New Century, managers of the four-star Feldbridge... continue
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Uniforms
Deniz Huseyin
Some local authorities now supply parking attendants and other on-street officers with police-style body armour to keep them safe while on patrol.... continue
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Crime
Deniz Huseyin
A man pleaded guilty to theft after being caught on camera stealing a sat-nav system from a Bedfordshire Police ‘trap car’. David Clarke... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Motorists in the UK are leaving nearly £4bn worth of gadgets in their vehicles, providing rich pickings for thieves, according to a new survey.... continue
Categories: crime, surveys, All of UK
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A new database enabling parking attendants in London to identify blue badge misuse and fraud is being trialled. The system, developed by London... continue
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Enforcement News
Blue badge abusers are being targeted in a campaign by a Devon council to stamp out the problem. Plymouth city council parking attendants are now... continue
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Staff issues
A van driver who rammed his vehicle into a parking attendant’s moped has been banned from driving for nine months. During August, Lester... continue
Categories: crime, staff, Greater London
Parking Review
Crime
Cardiff is the “worst” city in Britain for motorists, according to a new survey. The Virgin Money Car Insurance study took aspects of car... continue
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Crime
A parking machine revenue collector is facing jail for stealing almost £130,000 in coins from the meters he emptied. Bryn Lynas, 47, was... continue
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Enforcement News
The London Borough of Camden has seized a BMW convertible which had racked up nearly £8,000 in parking fines. The owner of the vehicle is among... continue
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Crime
Patrick McDonnell
Devon and Cornwall police have closed a free car park overnight for a trial period in Camborne town centre in a bid to stop fighting, shouting and... continue
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