Minimum Southport parking charge to increase to £1.50 May 31st, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Sefton Parking department cash in Minimum Southport parking charge to increase to £1.50 From Monday 6th June 2016 Sefton Council will increase the cost to park in Southport, drivers will have to pay for a minimum of an hour (£1.50). Sefton Council has scrapped the half hour parking (70p) with drivers now having to pay a minimum 1 hour’s parking charge if they want to call into a shop. Sefton Council hope that this will bring in an extra £547,000 from motorists this year. Local resident George Carter said: “This is going to hit the small independent shops the hardest, free out of town parking at places such as Kew estate is much better – Sefton Council is turning the screw on Southport’s coffin” 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!