Hospital worker wins court case against Gemini

From: Jason Hi, just wanted to tell you about my experience in small claims in Manchester today. I was being taken to court by Gemini for allegedly parking at Stepping Hill Hospital and not paying for a ticket. I started

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A clever tip to prove you didn’t ‘double dip’

From: Darren Hi, I notice that you have some bits on your site about “Double Dipping” and some advise that might help people who have had this scam tried. I recently was double dipped in Sainsbury’s in Kidderminster. I went

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Smart motorist calls MIL’s bluff

From: Robert Hi. Just thought I’d chip in with my case regarding MIL Collections Ltd. Thanks to your website, I decided to ignore all correspondence from these chancers regarding a parking notice debt that they had bought off DRP (debt

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Readers’ emails: Link Parking beaten in Bristol

From: Alan I have just successfully defended a case in Bristol CC brought against me by Link Parking. The judge was very critical of them relying on the Beavis case for a car park that is enclosed behind security fencing

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GP ‘unhappy with ruthlessness’ of Creative Parking

From: Scott Hi there, We have an area of our town that has a hospital and two GP practices, but there is no alternative on street parking or other alternatives anywhere near them, even though they are out of the

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Readers’ emails: Two Smart Parking tickets, two successfully defended

From: Jez Hi. Just wanted to say thank you for the information on this site. I fell victim to the Fistral Beach racket twice while on holiday last October. I contested one on the grounds the signage is contrary to

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Readers’ emails: No defence against cowboy parkers!

From: Ron At your page https://www.parkingcowboys.co.uk/fighting-beavis-argument/ you have a paragraph on “No authority”, which states: “If the leaseholder leases the space, then the management company does not have rights over it to contract in a parking company.” If you are correct,

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If you’ve had a ticket at Fistral Beach…

Top tip if you’ve had a ticket from Smart Parking at Fistral Beach. They have a 15 minute grace period, so if your ticket was issued for an overstay of less than 15 they will cancel it. Call them on

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The parking industry continues the demonstrate inability to protect personal data

The Information Commissioners Office has just fined Islington Council £70,000 for failing to secure 89,000 people’s data on their parking ticket website. Islington Council internally developed a ‘ticket viewer’ website where ticketed motorists could see details of their contravention, such

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Parking Eye ignoring my vehicle tracker data!

From: Susan Hello, I have received two parking fines from Parking Eye. Dated two days apart but for the same alleged offence. To cut a very long story short the vehicle I was driving had a tracker and there is

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