Blackpool Council slash parking charges by more than half but will Sefton follow suit? June 7th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Blackpool Council slash parking charges by more than half but will Sefton follow suit? Blackpool Council have slashed parking charges by more than half in a bid to tempt more people to shop in the resort People can now park for up to 10 hours for £3 at weekends during June and July in car parks including Talbot Road multi-storey, which was recently revamped at a cost of £6m. Blackpool traders have welcomed it as a step in the right direction, but others have warned it does not go far enough. ABOVE: Paul Adams of The Vincent Hotel gave his view to the BBC on the parking situation in Southport. Cllr John Jones, cabinet member for transport on Blackpool Council, said he had decided to cut prices after listening to business leaders and residents. ABOVE: On the prowl Will Sefton Council follow suit? Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!