Beware of the Cheap Flights extra costs

July 29th, 2013

Top Ten Hidden Costs of Cheap Flights Many people’s first port of call while organising a holiday these days is to visit one or all of the cheap flight websites. We don’t need to mention any names but as they are so popular we thought it helpful to highlight some of the ways those cheap […]

Motorists could see £50 rise in parking fines

July 16th, 2013

The Transport Secretary, Norman Baker, has said that the Government will review the £70 cap on parking fines outside of London. Motorists face big increases to parking fines outside the capital which are currently capped at £70. In London the maximum fine is £130 a difference of £50. Ministers announced that they were debating lifting […]

Parking rows make for bad neighbours

July 15th, 2013

The biggest cause off problems between neighbours is from blocking access to a neighbour’s driveway or from parking outside their house. According to a recent survey of AA members disputes over parking accounted for a third of arguments between neighbours. The worst problems occur in the north east and south east of England. Other common […]

Talking Parking Tickets

May 13th, 2013

Its hard to believe that one day you could get a parking ticket that talks to you. Well the time may be coming soon to a car park near you! A British company has developed a ticket with an embedded 30 second audio message. Its likely to be used mostly by private landowners who it is […]

Birmingham Airport Short and Medium Stay Parking

May 6th, 2013

We have a new parking product at Birmingham Airport. Its short and medium stay parking. Previously, we only had access to long stay and off airport car parks. It means that people travelling on short breaks or business can benefit from booking in advance at the best rates available. To find out more visit our […]

Are Land Rover owners really the best at parking?

April 8th, 2013

A meet and greet parking website  streefreeairportparking dot com has looked at more than 8,000 cars parked in city centres and retail parks to compare their parking parking ability. The study suggests that Land Rover owners are the best at parking while owners of small black Audis are the worst. The motorists who park badly […]

Diplomats owe millions in parking fines

January 24th, 2013

Guess which country’s diplomats owe the most in parking fines in London according to Transport for London? It was the Sudanese diplomats who have £129,000 outstanding in fines since 2006. A close second came Kazakhstan at £127,00 and in third place was Afghanistan with £93,000. Even worse than this were the fines outstanding since the […]

Top Ten Professionals Caught Breaking the Speed Limit

January 8th, 2013

Speeding menace of doctors and barristers: Both are in top ten of professionals caught breaking the limit Company operations directors, surgeons and sales directors have topped a table of professions caught speeding, which also features hospital consultants and barristers. Full Story:   Author – Mark Holmes Google+

Parking ticket crusader faces selling his home

January 8th, 2013

Parking ticket crusader faces selling his home after losing £40,000 legal fight against council over bays and signs Now, solicitors for Bolton council’s auditors, KPMG, have said he must sell his four-bedroom home in order to recover £40,000 costs, plus interest. Full Story:   Author – Mark Holmes Google+