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Parking Review
Enforcement News
Islington council has offered to refund all penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued for moving traffic offences at a ‘keep right’ sign next... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Proposals to raise the cost of resident parking permits from £15 to £80 in areas of Grimsby and Cleethorpes have been approved by North... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
The North Essex Parking Partnership looks set to cut 12 full-time posts from its in-house team of 63 civil enforcement officers (CEOs). It will... continue
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Contracts Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Lambeth council has appointed PayByPhone as the first step in its bid to create a phone parking framework agreement involving Westminster, City of... continue
Parking Review
Operational Lead Story
Responsibility for parking enforcement across North Yorkshire passes from the police to the county council on 30 May. Enforcement on the public... continue
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Business News
Details of how Serco plans to operate the contract it has won from the tri-borough West London Alliance took more shape during Parkex. The West... continue
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Enforcement News
South Gloucestershire Council has scrapped a five-minute grace period for parking on street after discovering that some drivers were abusing the... continue
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News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Westminster is set to “re-align” the way it runs parking services, with two new style contracts to be split between technology and... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Cashless parking provider Bemrose Mobile used Parkex to launch a scheme which it says will make up to £10m available to local authorities for... continue
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Parking Policy
Properly managed parking can be a boon to local economies and the environment, local transport minister Norman Baker said in a recorded address shown... continue
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Case Studies
The London Borough of Islington has introduced virtual permits as an alternative to printed displays for residents, visitors and businesses. As there... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Guest
In America they have not one but three major parking events each year. Two are organised respectively by the National Parking Association and the... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Cambridge can lay claim to having the shortest double yellow lines in the country, with one set measuring just over a foot in length. The 33cm... continue
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News Lead Story
Reducing dangerous parking outside schools, kerbing speeding in residential neighbourhoods and implementing civil parking enforcement are some of the... continue
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Parking Policy
Visitors to all the country parks in Essex will be able to park for free during the Easter holiday. By booking free tickets online visitors will get... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
A Conservative councillor has defected to UKIP in protest over plans by New Forest District Council to scrap free parking for Blue Badge holders.... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
Redbridge council has been criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) for its treatment of a motorist whose car was clamped without prior... continue
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Business News Lead Story
London property maintenance firm Aspect.co.uk is hiring unemployed young people with clean licences to act as ‘car sitters’ on Transport... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
Councils should be more lenient when enforcing High Street parking as a way of boosting local trade, communities secretary Eric Pickles told the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
A parking campaigner has advised motorists not to take cases to the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service. Speaking on Radio 4’s You... continue
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