Kent County Council wants to encourage lorries to park in official parks and has been working with the Department of Transport (DfT) to explore what can be done to stop the blight of overnight lorry parking.
Car parking in the majority of council-owned car parks in Ashford and Tenterden will be increased by 10% from 1st April 2017.
With news that the pound won’t be round for much longer, with the new 12-sided pound coin set to launch on 28 March, Dover District Council (DDC) is confirming that its parking machines are
ready to accept the new coins.
Kent County Council is looking into the feasibility of a number of small lorry parks across the county to help alleviate the blight of illegal lorry parking.
Ashford Borough Council is 'reminding' those who have disabled blue badges to use their permits correctly to avoid facing a hefty fine or having the badge taken away.
Sandgate Parish Council has said that Shepway District Council is responding to issues raised following the implementation of the controlled parking zones (CPZ) in Sandgate.
Janet Street-Porter has thrown her support behind the SOSKent campaign, launched in December 2014 to stop the world’s largest lorry park from being built.
By Sandgate Parish Councillor, Tim Prater
Shepway District Council continue the process of putting in place the Sandgate controlled parking zone (CPZ), despite over 96% of respondents to the statutory consultation on the scheme being against it.
Cameras and barriers at the district’s four ticketless car parks are to stay in place while the city council carries out a full evaluation of the project.
Since the beginning
of 2016, police have been cracking down on HGVs parked illegally or
unsafely across Kent.