Southport traffic wardens cashing in on new Pay and Display prices

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A Southport traffic warden revealed to OTSnews that wardens are having a bumper month with the new price increase.

“Most Shoppers are being caught out by putting £1.20 in the machine one hour (Pre 1st June price) and now this only entitles you to 30 minutes.

It’s a great time to be a traffic warden in Southport, we getting a great bonuses at the end of every month.”

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Above: The new price increase

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Above: A Parking meter in Portland Street Southport

Most of the machines in Southport town center do not accept the new 2012 5p & 10p coins in the Pay & Display Parking Meters.

Motorists are fed up coming into Southport and having to start looking for old 2012 5p & 10p coins to pay for parking tickets.

One motorist said:”Sefton are making millions of pounds out of motorists but they are still ripping us off good style with these out of date machines”

The machines do not give out change so when motorists put 60p in for half an hour if you haven’t got the old 5p or 10p coins on you (which most people haven’t) you just put in a 50p and 20p for easiness”

“What do they do with all these extra 10p coins?”

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