Turning the tide
Cllr Vikki Slade outlines the key aspects of BCP Council’s response when day trippers arrived in droves after the relaxation of lockdown.
Pop up parking 'could help recovery'
The Government has urged councils to consider providing pop up parking on the outskirts of urban areas to help the recovery from coronavirus.
Parking charges for social care and NHS workers suspended
On-street and pay and display car parking charges for social care and NHS workers will be suspended.
Councils ease parking restrictions to help coronavirus fight
Councils across the UK are reducing parking restrictions as part of the fight against coronavirus.
London residents are underpaying for parking permits
Residential parking permits in London need to at least meet their own costs of operation, with any resulting surplus going towards supporting mode of transport shift, says Joe Wills of Centre for London.
Audit sign off delayed for fourth year
Auditors will not be able to sign off Scarborough BC’s accounts by the statutory deadline with a formal objection stretching back four years still unresolved.
Wandsworth faces insourcing demand by striking workers
Workers have demanded parking enforcement at Wandsworth LBC be brought in-house as four days of industrial action begin today.
Badge of dishonour
Central Bedfordshire Council has issued some serious advice to people thinking of illegally using disabled parking spots – if you’re going to come up with excuses, make sure you can stand them up.
A parking mad amnesty
Diary is well versed in a number of different types of amnesty, having taken advantage of many during our younger days.
White Van Man on . . . council tax
Get ready for the great council tax rip-off this year.
Thurrock’s parking mad
It appears that rumours the silly season is dead – at least for another year – have been greatly exaggerated.