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Parking Review
Technology
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Peterborough have been equipped with ‘bodycams’ to give them extra protection when on patrol. At the... continue
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Technology
APCOA Parking (UK) has been equipping civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Wolverhampton with body-worn cameras. The CEOs wear the Edesix... continue
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Payment systems
Chichester District Council is upgrading the payment system at the Avenue de Chartres car park in Chichester. The 900-space car park faces the... continue
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IT
Buchanan Computing has released software for the new edition of Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD).  The company’s... continue
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Payment systems
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council is replacing ageing pay & display machines with new terminals. The Cumbrian local authority installed 22... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The DVLA has written to local authorities across England asking them to confirm whether or not they have started using contract law rather than civil... continue
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Parking Policy
A campaign has been launched to prevent the view from a south London car park being blocked by future tower block developments. An online petition is... continue
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Contracts
VINCI Park UK has signed a 15-year lease with the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, which will see the company take over the management of... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A driver who used a disabled parking badge that did not belong to him was fined £300 and ordered to pay £450 costs and a £20 victim... continue
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Enforcement News
Six new traffic enforcement cameras are being used to help curb vehicles violating the roadways and bus lane restrictions in the London Borough of... continue
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Awards
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Parking Policy
Mark Moran
A debate on a Private Members Bill that seeks to make pavement parking illegal throughout England and Wales has been delayed in the House of Commons... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Parking enforcement is a subject that generates headlines. For example, the national press and broadcasters were excited in late 2014 by the RAC... continue
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Payment systems
Inverclyde Council in Scotland has selected solar-powered pay & display machines made by Parkeon for use in Greenock town centre. The council is... continue
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Viewpoint
James Gouge
Relationship management is one of the fundamental aspects of a parking manager’s role. Their role requires them to deal with a diverse range of... continue
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Staff issues
Parking is a service sector that employs thousands of people, with those working on the front line wearing uniforms that need to be smart,... continue
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People News
Deniz Huseyin
Mandy Ainsworth has left the parking sector to join the NHS South CSU (commissioning support unit) as performance lead. This represents a return to... continue
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People News
Westminster City Council has promoted Kieran Fitsall to the role of head of service improvement and transformation (city management and... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
When a civil enforcement officer (CEO) placed a penalty charge notice on a wheelie bin in Carmarthen it made some people smile, but the council is... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The London boroughs of Hackney and Islington are to introduce a diesel surcharge on resident parking permits in a bid to improve air... continue
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