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Payment systems
North Yorkshire County Council has installed 19 new pay & display terminals in Northallerton High Street. The solar-powered Parkeon Strada... continue
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Viewpoint
Glynnis Jeavons
Our first ‘Parking Awareness’ day, held last month, was the first in what will be a regular series of meetings which seek to build a... continue
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Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
The British Parking Awards lunch is a fun event, but while the presenters inject a degree of humour into the proceedings, there is a clear purp... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The government is proposing to give local residents or local firms the right to raise-up a petition that will require a counci... continue
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Enforcement News
Islington Council is to target drivers who leave their engines idling as part of a bid to reduce pollution in the north London borough.  Since 1... continue
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Contracts
Lancashire County Council has retained NSL as its civil parking enforcement contractor.  The contract, which started last month, is for an... continue
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Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
Underused surface car parks and rundown lock-up garages could be redeveloped as much needed housing, a report produced by the Conservative group in... continue
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Operational
The new coalition at Calderdale Council has scrapped the evening parking charges recently introduced by the ousted Labour cabinet. The... continue
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Business News Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
The introduction of free Saturday parking at Northampton’s multi-storey car parks has been judged a success, with more shoppers visiting the... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines are being written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles, says the... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A Portsmouth City Council civil enforcement officer (CEO) has been sacked after being caught using visitor permits to avoid getting a parking ticket.... continue
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Cover Story
Flat caps have replaced peak caps and coloured shirts military tunics on the streets of Westminster, where a softer and brighter look reflects the... continue
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Debates
Neil Herron
As someone who came into the parking industry by accident rather than by design, I have witnessed many changes in the last decade. These changes have... continue
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Case Studies
In a landmark decision Traffic Penalty Tribunal adjudicator Chris Nicholls explains why enforcement authorities must retain responsibility for... continue
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IT
Argyll & Bute Council on the east coast of Scotland took over on-street parking enforcement from Police Scotland in May. Prior to the switchover,... continue
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News Lead Story
Worcester City Council and Ceredigion County Council have won the PATROL Annual Report Award for 2012/13.  The awards are presented by PATROL... continue
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Operational
Swansea City Council reduced hourly rates at its three city centre multi-storeys in July, with motorists charged £1 an hour for up to three... continue
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