Parking charges to rise in Southport BBC Politics Show interview Paul Adams (Vincent Hotel) May 8th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Parking charges to rise in Southport BBC Politics Show on the case Elaine from the BBC Sunday Politics team was in Southport today (Wednesday 8th May 2013) interviewing local motorists and business people about another increase in parking charges for Southport town centre. The parking charges are about to rise yet again for local motorists forcing shoppers away from the town centre which is having a massive impact on the local economy. A local shopkeeper said: “the whole situation is getting out of control – people are keeping away from the town centre because of the massive parking charges already implemented” “another increase will be the final nail in the coffin as far as I an concerned” “it’s not rocket science, free parking in town will boost the economy so what’s lost in parking revenue will be made up via shop tills ringing and tax.” The BBC is also seeking local resident’s opinions on the £46 per year increase on green bins and the increase in cremation charges. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] 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. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!