A Southport Traffic warden slaps ticket on truck and runs off November 11th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Sneaky traffic warden, West Street (9am) This morning a truck mounted platform parked in a loading bay on West Street was given a ticket without any notice, Wednesday November 11. A witness said: “The traffic warden was hiding behind the cab whist the tradesman carried out work from the platform above. Once he slapped a ticket on he then crouched behind the lorry and waddled off out of site of the workmen.” “This sort of behavior gives traffic wardens a bad name, why could he not have spoken to workers…? What I witnessed was just sneaky”. Did you know….. Sefton Council issued 19,417 “parking charge notices” in the period January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015 Half a million pounds was made by Sefton Council in a year from parking tickets issued in Southport. On average, 43 tickets a day, or 1,294 a month, were issued, giving the council an income of more than £505,502 in a 15 month period. The figures, obtained by the OTSnews through a Freedom of Information request, reveal that the Council issued 19,417 “parking charge notices” in the period January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!