Private parking firms issue tickets every seven seconds, data suggests

Private parking firms issue tickets every seven seconds, data suggests

Requests by private parking companies for vehicle-keeper records rose 28% last year to 4.7m, RAC Foundation finds Parking tickets on a vehicle’s windscreen. Photograph: Alamy Friday 21 April 2017 09.08 BSTLast modified on Friday 21 April 2017 09.15 BST The number of drivers fined by private parking companies in the UK has risen by more than a […]

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Ultra low emission charge to hit London early

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has proposed that a daily charge for the “most polluting” vehicles in London should begin on 8 April 2019. According to the new proposal, diesel vehicles that don’t meet Euro 6 standards will be charged £100 a day if they are a HGV, bus or coach. Khan has also proposed […]

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Weekly Catchup 12th March 2017

Below is a list of some of the locations we’ve collected from and delivered to, w/c 6th March 2017: Liverpool to Manchester Ormskirk to Manchester Prenton to Manchester Manchester to Speke Liverpool to Southport Clatterbridge – Manchester Kirkby to Manchester St. Helens to Speke Arrowe Park – Manchester Crosby to Salford Burscough to Melmerby Liverpool to Salford Runcorn to […]

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New vision of the future revealed for Liverpool’s Albert Dock

New vision of the future revealed for Liverpool’s Albert Dock At an informal lunch held for key property and business media this week, Aberdeen Asset Management shared its vision for the future of Albert Dock’s evolving retail and leisure offer. As the most visited free tourist attraction in the North West, the docks welcomed 6.3m […]

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Weekly Catchup 5th March 2017

Below is a list of some of the locations we’ve collected from and delivered to, w/c 27th February 2017: Liverpool to Manchester Ormskirk to Manchester Prenton to Manchester Manchester to Speke Liverpool to Southport Clatterbridge – Manchester Kirkby to Manchester St. Helens to Speke Arrowe Park – Manchester Crosby to Salford Burscough to Inverness Burscough to Northampton Liverpool […]

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Tougher penalties begin for drivers using mobile phones

Penalty points and fines to double from Wednesday, meaning newly qualified drivers will lose their licence if caught. Newly qualified drivers will lose their licence if caught using a handheld mobile phone at the wheel, under tougher penalties that come into force in England, Scotland and Wales on Wednesday. Penalty points and fines for using […]

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Weekly Catchup 26th Feb 2017

Below is a list of some of the locations we’ve collected from and delivered to, w/c 20th February 2017: Liverpool to Manchester Ormskirk to Manchester Burscough to Crawley Liverpool to Macclesfield Liverpool to Armley Liverpool to Sheffield Burscough to Bradford Manchester to Speke Birkenhead to Salford Prenton to Manchester Whiston to Chester Speke to Leeds […]

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HGVs not to blame for pot-holes, says RHA

The RHA has rejected Local Government Association (LGA) claims that pot-hole levels are “likely to surge” due to an increase in the number of HGVs. The LGA said that the “heavier the vehicle, the more pressure is likely to be exerted on road surfaces, causing them to crumble quicker and form potholes”. The RHA said […]

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Updating our blog

In all fairness, updating our blog has been pretty low on the agenda over the last few months. We could blame the lack of posting online content on the busy run up to Christmas, or on the lack of time we’ve had. Any excuse really! The fact is we haven’t posted anything for ages and […]

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Iceland to trial 5.5-tonne electric truck in home delivery fleet

Iceland is to trial a 5.5-tonne Paneltex electric truck on its home delivery fleet, thanks to a Government project. Iceland will deploy a Paneltex all-electric truck on a 5.5t Isuzu chassis for the project. The vehicle will be fitted with Sunamp’s cold storage technology, making use of Route Monkey’s EV optimisation algorithms for journey planning. The fourth consortium […]

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