Parking

WATCH: The Most Epic Parking Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Comedy

A compilation of car parking blunders by Uniformedia that could only be improved if it had the Benny Hill theme added. So relax, sit back and enjoy...

White Van Man (or Woman)

Lara Platman | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK
Lara Platman

Mirrors and compartments are something I searched for. Do men really not look at themselves, or keep items close at hand, the cabin was quite bare and I remembered I was in a utility vehicle. Is a mirror a woman thing?

WATCH: How To Park In Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Well, not all cars in Russia - we hope - but at least in this particular car park. We have to say, we can't imagine the same thing happening in Bri...

Eric Pickles Wants Householders To Turn driveways Into Car Parks To Boost Income

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Householders should be free to turn their driveway into a car park to boost their income and help provide cheaper parking spaces, a Cabinet minister h...

WATCH: You Can't Park There Ma'am

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

This is the incredible - and oh so nearly deadly - moment when a woman drove through a supermarket window in Melbourne, Australia. The 75-year-old ...

Do You Need A phD To Understand Parking Signs? (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK

Motoring organisations have criticised local authorities for using parking signs that "require a PhD to understand". Giving evidence about parking ...

Saving Our High Streets

Anthony Eskinazi | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK
Anthony Eskinazi

To try and attract shoppers with variety, it needs to be made easier and more accessible for new businesses to get space on the high street. While last year might have been terrible for the big retailers, it was a bumper year for startups.

Eight Questions Tenants Should Ask Their New Landlords Before Moving in

Stephen Maunder | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK
Stephen Maunder

Finding a property to rent can be a daunting task, and after all the appointments, viewings and offers you are sure to be relieved once you have finally secured your ideal home. Your attentions can now be focused on moving in, but before you consider how to get that piano through the door, there are a few things you should find out from your landlord.

Councils Rake In Parking Fines Whilst Cutting Road Safety Spending

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

Councils are making huge profits from parking charges while cutting road safety spending, according to figures released on Wednesday. Councils in E...

Apparently Parking Spaces Are Running Out At Asda

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

They say its shopping chaos out there. We wouldn't know as we're beavering away, giving you something to read while you're in a two-mile queue at the ...

Bruce Willis and the Vanishing Car

Joe Mott | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK
Joe Mott

I'm quite sure that by the strict letter of the law, Hackney Council are perfectly entitled to take my car and charge me that money because - despite being an Olympic Park away (almost) from where I was parked - they had put up a sign.

Drivers Freed From Scourge Of Car Clamping?

PA | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK

Cowboy wheel clampers will be outlawed from clamping vehicles on private land from Monday as new legislation comes into place. The Protection of Fr...

Don't Forget It's Your Olympics™

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

Dear Londoners™ the UK, Your Olympics™ start in just a few days and we hope that you're excited! They are your Olympics™ that have cost you £2.5bn£9bn £11.7bn possibly £24bn of your money, that's 38p per household, that you really need in these times of austerity but were forced have chosen to spend on what is sure to be the best Olympics™ ever ever.

Tory Mayor 'Punched In The Face' By Local Councillor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Politics

Police are investigating claims a veteran councillor punched a mayor in the face in a row over parking charges. Grandmother-of-two Marjorie Simpson...

To Put Park Lane Into a Tunnel Should be to Recover the Lost Parkland, Boris, Not for Building Upon

Peter Martindale | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

I read with interest recently, enthusiastic support for London Mayor Boris Johnson as visionary for proposing to sink Park Lane (Mayfair, London) into a tunnel and to build on the land thus freed-up. Oh dear, environmental awareness certainly escapes Boris!

Westminster Council's Phoney Parking Policy Should be Paid for Personally by the Councillors and Officers Implementing it

Peter Martindale | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

Westminster City Council is stubbornly implementing charges for late evening, early night-time and Sunday parking in the West End, against the advice of residents, businesses, the entertainment industry, and churches.

Has Mary Portas Found A Way To Rejuvinate The High Street?

PA | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Politics

The UK should relax licensing rules on street stalls and introduce a national market day to help breathe life back into town centres, a retail guru is...