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South Coast resorts prepare for lockdown easing

South Coast resorts prepare for lockdown easing

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council has drawn up a seasonal response plan to manage the resort’s beaches, town centres, car parks, parks and open spaces. Last year, the South Coast resorts experienced major traffic and parking problems, as well as concerns over over-crowding on... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Lake District gets ready for visitors

Lake District gets ready for visitors

The Lake District National Park Authority is creating additional parking areas as it prepares for an increase in visitors as lockdown restrictions... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Hackney School Streets toolkit updated

Hackney School Streets toolkit updated

Hackney Council has updated its guide to creating School Streets. The Hackney School Streets Toolkit for Professionals is a practical guide designed to... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

NEPP launches Park Safe Schools scheme

The North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) is to pilot remotely enforcing parking restrictions around schools using cameras. The scheme, known as Park Safe Schools, uses cameras to improve road safety at the school gates and tackle dangerous and illegal parking outside schools. The scheme follows... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
NHS England releases free parking advice

NHS England releases free parking advice

NHS England and Improvement (NHS E&I) provided NHS Trusts with the full definitions of free parking concessionary groups on 23 March. Free parking at... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Royal Parks extends traffic reduction measures

Royal Parks extends traffic reduction measures

The Royal Parks charity will retain traffic management measures designed to reduce the impact of cut-through traffic for another year. The decision follows the completion of... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Council pays £1.6m to settle parking enforcement contract dispute

Council pays £1.6m to settle parking enforcement contract dispute

Errors made during the awarding of a parking enforcement contract have cost a council more than £1.6m. Oxfordshire County Council has published the findings of an external review launched after the existing parking enforcement contractor made a... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

The UK’s first charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) outside London went live in Bath city centre on 16 March. The CAZ is intended to bring nitrogen... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
A clear message for the engine idlers

A clear message for the engine idlers

Idling Action London has launched a new campaign to encourage drivers to switch off when pulled over. Adverts were posted billboards across London,... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

PM and DfT set out plans for more bus lanes

The UK government has unveiled a £3bn transport strategy for England that it claims will lead to the creation of hundreds of miles of new bus lanes, fares with daily price caps and more evening and weekend services. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the government’s new bus... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

DfT offices for Leeds and Birmingham

The Department for Transport (DfT) is create a second headquarters in Birmingham and a northern hub in Leeds. The government suggests that expanding the DfT’s presence in the Midlands and the North will boost local economies as government builds back better from coronavirus. The creation of a... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

Edinburgh introduces Sunday parking restrictions

Sunday afternoon parking restrictions were introduced in Edinburgh city centre on 11 April. The City of Edinburgh Council is also rolling out shared-use parking bays across the city, meaning either permit holders or pay & display customers can use the same spaces. The decision to introduce... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Edinburgh enables pavement hospitality

Edinburgh enables pavement hospitality

The City of Edinburgh Council is helping the hospitality sector make the most of outdoor space safely as lockdown restrictions ease. Measures agreed... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

EzeParking fined for misleading customers

A valet parking company has been fined for using a Southampton City Council to store customer vehicles. EzeParking is a local cruise and airport parking provider which advertised it would keep its customer’s vehicles safe and well protected. Instead the cars were left in a council car park,... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

Paramedic’s car vandalised

A paramedic finished a 12-hour night shift only find her car had been daubed in graffiti saying “Don’t call an 999”. Bronwen Newbury’s vehicle was spray-painted while it was parked at her Bristol base. A colleague’s car was also vandalised. The incident happened... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

Man who verbally abused civil enforcement officer spared jail

A man who subjected a Cornwall Council parking officer to a tirade of abuse has avoided a custodial sentence because of a COVID outbreak at Exeter prison.Roy Wilks, 53, was sentenced at Truro Crown Court after pleading guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour. The... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
EasyPark to buy PARK NOW and RingGo

EasyPark to buy PARK NOW and RingGo

German carmakers BMW and Daimler want to sell their jointly owned parking app business PARK NOW Group to rival EasyPark. The sell-off comes... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
JustPark offers parking session insurance

JustPark offers parking session insurance

Parking platform JustPark is offering customers a parking session-specific insurance cover called Parking Peace of Mind. The cover is available for all of... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
YourParkingSpace is on the FT fast-track

YourParkingSpace is on the FT fast-track

YourParkingSpace.co.uk has been listed in the Financial Times European Fast Track listing of Europe’s fastest growing companies. The UK-based parking... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
New surveillance and biometrics commissioner named

New surveillance and biometrics commissioner named

Fraser Sampson is the government’s new independent Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, replacing the part-time Biometrics Commissioner and Surveillance Camera Commissioner... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

Bristow & Sutor donates PPE to councils and Citizens Advice

Civil enforcement agency Bristow & Sutor has donated boxes of PPE (personal protective equipment) to communities across the UK throughout the coronavirus pandemic. In total the debt recovery business has donated 48 boxes to 27 different companies, with local authority beneficiaries including... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Ashford joins DCB Legal board

Ashford joins DCB Legal board

DCB Legal has appointed Jamie Ashford to its executive board of directors. Ashford is a specialist parking lawyer... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
EVBox teams up with YourParkingSpace

EVBox teams up with YourParkingSpace

A pre-bookable electric vehicle charging service being developed by online parking portal YourParkingSpace and chargepoint developer EVBox. The... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

ANPR experts will help develop UK ITS strategy

Business experts from the camera enforcement sector have been elected by fellow executive members onto the ITS (UK) strategy committee. Clearview’s business development consultant Neil Levett and Jenoptik’s deputy managing director Geoff Collins will join the committee that scrutinises... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Oxford explores kerbside charging ideas

Oxford explores kerbside charging ideas

ODS, Oxford’s Local Authority Trading Company, and Oxfordshire County Council have won a grant to collaborate on developing an innovative and... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

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