Motorist, 64, who screwed up 30 parking ticket and threw it at PCSO is fined 850 for LITTERINGTimothy Sawyer crumpled ticket and threw it from car in Horncastle, Lincs The 64-year-old told PCSO: 'I will f****** well park here'He then drove off, leaving the ticket on the road from enforcing 586 fixed penalty notices. All cash recovered – for everything from dog fouling to fly tipping and littering – is ploughed back into frontline services. 'Littering of any kind is illegal and is a common problem throughout the area of Rhondda Cynon Taf,' said Nigel Wheeler, council streetcare service director.
Inflation index 'has cheated us for years': Annual increase in bills has been linked to inaccurate figures ONS admitted its Retail Prices Index measure was 'inadequate'RPI dictates how much Britons' household bills go up each yearThe measure has been swapped for the 'improved' RPIJ, said ONS .
Good Samaritan given parking ticket when she stopped in disabled bay to help woman who collapsed in the streetLesley Mair abandoned her car in Edinburgh street to help young womanBut when she returned to her car she had been booked for illegal parking By Jane Borland PUBLISHED: 11:56 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 1 February 2013 When Lesley Mair leapt out of her car to help a collapsed woman, most bystanders saw her as a Good Samaritan. But it appears that Edinburgh’s notorious parking attendants saw her as nothing more than an errant motorist, and gave her a ticket for leaving her vehicle in a disabled bay.
Waiting on a freezing platform at 6am and not even getting a seat: Transport Minister FINALLY realises what it's like to take the train to workOutcry when it was revealed Simon Burns was being driven to workReported that the chauffeur-driven car cost the taxpayer 80,000 a yearAfter pressure from commuters he decided to 'adjust' his travel Tory MP pictured taking train from Chelmsford to London for third day By David Wilkes PUBLISHED: 02:00 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 05:17 GMT, 11 January 2013 Pledging to take the train seemed to be causing quite a strain for Simon Burns yesterday.
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Couple with disabled boy slapped with 70 parking ticket as they carried him to their car outside their home Karl Wade and Rebecca Harbourne had been fitting special splints to son Devon, four, when warden appeared Temporary restrictions had been imposed outside their home Birmingham council refused two appeals because their case 'lacks merit' | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 26 December 2012 [captio Parents who parked outside their home as they carried their seriously disabled boy to their car were shocked to see they had been given a ticket. Karl Wade, 37, briefly left his Nissan Note people carrier in front of his house as he and his partner Rebecca Harbourne, 28, strapped splints to the legs of four-year-old Devon, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk. When they emerged from the front door with their son minutes later, however, they found they had been issued with a 70 fine.
Cash-strapped commuters face ANOTHER fare increase: Ticket prices to rise by inflation-busting 6% in New Year New figures from train watchdogs revealed today Regulated fares will rise by an average of 4.2 per centThe rise could have been more if not for government intervention to limit regulated fare risesDetails of all fare rises expected in coming days | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 28 November 2012 Cash-strapped season ticket rail commuters face ‘painful’ inflation-busting fare rises of nearly 6 per cent in January, new figures from train watchdogs revealed today. An annual ticket from Canterbury in Kent to London will be going up from 4,588 to 4,860 – a 5.9 per cent rise, according to figures from rail customer watchdog Passenger Focus