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High-risk pregnant mum stressed by hospital parking fines – despite paying

Hailey James Slayter, 39, visited her local hospital’s women’s unit three times after experiencing complications with her pregnancy. Hailey suffers from high blood pressure and was told her pregnancy was ‘high risk’ after doctors found her baby could have birth defects. Hailey is also at risk from pre-eclampsia – a serious blood pressure condition that develops […]

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Top 10 best and worst UK places for free parking – ‘Day at the beach’ to ‘major cities’

Plenty of Britons will be looking to escape this summer as the temperature rises and people have the urge to explore the country. New research has found the top 10 cities with the most and least free parking, with drivers being urged to consider it before setting off and paying expensive fees. Huddersfield comes out on […]

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Concerned motorist slams people parking in front of her driveway leaving her ‘blocked in’

Writing on Mumsnet, the concerned driver questioned her options as her local council no longer paints white “access” lines along her dropped kerb. The driver said she has a “constant and ongoing problem” with cars parking across her driveway. This is despite having a “do not obstruct this drive” sign. She said a decade ago she […]

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Angry driver slapped with £70 parking fine despite entering car details – ‘gutted!’

A FRUSTRATED driver has spoken out after they claim they were fined for parking at a hospital, despite registering their details. Source link

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Furious driver charged ’10 times more’ for parking ticket

Richard Endacott had used the parking app RingGo when attending his local leisure centre on July 18. However, he claims he “forgot” to turn off the timer, resulting in a £14 charge rather than the expected £2.20, reports Berkshire Live. Mr Endacott believes the app should be installed with a “fail-safe” to prevent this from happening to […]

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‘So annoyed!’: Driver slapped with £50 parking ticket for eating meal at McDonald’s

An anonymous McDonald’s customer has spoken of his frustration after he was slapped with a £50 parking fine, simply for eating his meal. The driver stopped at the restaurant in Coalville in Leicestershire, said he had a full meal and “extra drinks” before noticing the fine. Posting on a local forum, Spotted Whitwick, the disgruntled customer […]

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Furious driver slams ‘inconsiderate’ motorist for parking over two bays ‘to save a space’

The angry resident slammed the “inconsiderate” driver after he parked near Boscombe Pier over the weekend. Ryan Mortimer was at the beach and captured the moment a driver parked across two bays to reserve one for a friend. He said lots of people were arguing with the driver about them saving the space. The local […]

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Drivers warned of fines as new Lake District driving laws ban cars stopping or parking

“I am hopeful that these measures will result in a much-improved travel experience, whilst ensuring access for emergency vehicles and so that important bus services are able to run on time, and without obstruction,” the BBC reported. Council enforcement officers will patrol the areas, with any drivers who do not abide by the new measure […]

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‘Totally unreasonable’: Driver refusing to pay £50 fine for parking over bay markings

This is because part of the vehicle was parked “outside the bay markings”, which is “fully enforceable”. The council said that the pre-existing signs and road markings at Heaton Park were designed to “not detract from the natural beauty of the Park by creating an urban ‘highway’ style environment”. Speaking to Manchester Evening News, she […]

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‘Nightmare’ in Nottingham as driver fined £60 after parking for eight minutes

Ian Dykes, 63, said he is “disgusted” after he was fined for parking his car for the short period of time. The driver parked his vehicle at the East Street Car Park in Nottingham. He then found his attempts to pay for the parking session were rejected four times. This was after constantly trying to […]