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Browsing the "On-Street Parking" Tag

Scarborough Parking Scam Revisited

It has been a while since I’ve written an article about the decade-long parking fraud that councils in North Yorkshire have been engaged in, but the fraud is still ongoing and every year their pension fund is happier for demanding [...]

June 5, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Make Car Parks Used Again!

Having lived in Scarborough town centre for a number of years the residential parking situation is generally dire. It can be quite difficult to find a parking space near your home. It is always interesting to listen to the stories [...]

November 6, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s On-Street Parking Fiddle

Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) on-street parking machines have been deliberately configured to extract more money than is necessary for parking. Despite the availability of 30 minute parking being prominently displayed for £1.20, the on-street machines will only give you a [...]

October 17, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Pilfers Parking Zone

My dispute with Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) and North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) with regard to Scarborough’s Residents’ Priority Parking Zone has resulted in a decision which has clarified the situation. PCNs issued AFTER 18th March 2013 are probably enforceable. [...]

March 28, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Parking Appeal – The Tribunal

This appeal to the Traffic Penalty Tribunal is tailored for Scarborough residents who’ve received a PCN after being parked in an on-street parking bay in one of the residential parking zones. Detail is here. Zone map is here. The same [...]

January 6, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Parking Victory!

A resident of Whitby who was given a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has won the case at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal. The judgement from the Tribunal is below. As you can see, the Traffic Penalty [...]

April 9, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Parking Refunds On Cards For Harrogate?

A quick look around Harrogate Borough Council’s (HBC) Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) on Google Streetmap yields a clue where Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) copied their CPZ signage  from. Like Scarborough and Whitby, Harrogate’s CPZs do not make a single mention [...]

December 9, 2015 Harrogate Borough Council

Parking Refunds for Whitby?

A quick look around Whitby’s Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) yields a few clues the local authority that implemented it has taken note of previous implementation problems and has smartened up its act. Last week, I posted an adjudication notice from [...]

December 4, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Parking Refunds Ahoy!

During May of this year, I wrote an article which detailed why Scarborough’s Residential Parking Zones (CPZs) are a farce. The article highlighted a High Court ruling by Mrs Justice Lang which stated that it was illegal for authorities to [...]

November 29, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Parking PCNs Won

Three months ago I wrote an article about why I thought that Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) handed out in on-street Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) in Scarborough by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), are handed out with the full knowledge that they’d [...]

August 3, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council