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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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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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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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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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MIL Collections back down

From: Adrian Subject: MIL Collections (Truro) I was written to by MIL six months ago claiming a parking debt of £155 was due to them, as the original car park company had sold them details of a vehicle I own

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POPLA win against ParkingEye!

From: Colette Just to say thank you for this very useful and informative site. I’ve have just learned that I have been successful in my appeal to POPLA against a £100 fine imposed by Parking Eye for going 12 minutes

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Does a parking company need to follow the Protection of Freedoms Act?

From: R Subject: Advice about a parking ticket I have read your comment from “Readers’ emails: Does a parking company need to comply with POFA 2012? Posted on October 27, 2014 by Parking Cowboys. However, I do not really understand

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How did the parking company find my address?

From: Phil Subject: Advice about a parking ticket Hi, I have received a parking ticket from a private company for parking by the garages outside my block of flats. It was fine to park here for many yeatrs before suddenly

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Readers tweets: Parking issues at place of work

@ParkingCowboys is it inequality when some employees are offered parking permits but not others? #inequality — Rigsby (@RigsbyMusic) December 8, 2015 Hi Rigsby, this is a question about employment equality laws rather than parking – and I’m certainly no expert

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