Devolution Is Not The Future If We Want Our Cities To Be Smart

Dan Hubert | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics
Dan Hubert

This is not limited to London - if we want to replicate this success across the country, the same principle applies. We are the musketeers fighting all for one and one for all. And I have to say, I find it fitting that as the UK prepares to stand alone on the global stage, it needs to be more together than ever before.

It's Time To Curb Pavement Parking

Paul King | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paul King

It means you have no choice but to step onto the road, which I really hate doing because I'm totally blind and I worry not only about keeping myself safe but Oscar too of course. You can hear traffic coming, you don't really know from where, but you're very aware you're walking in the road. It's pretty scary let me tell you.

Parents Call For Safer Parking For Families With 'Give Me Space' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are campaigning for safer parking provision for families, after a report revealed 90% of mums and dads have felt that they or their children w...

This Is How They've Started Parking In Scotland

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

When it comes to things you never want to see when you return to your car, this is probably up there in the top five. This precarious balancing act oc...

Crafty Couple Come Up With Ingenious Way To Dodge Parking Charges

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK

A man has divulged his ingenious way to avoid paying for daily parking. An Ask Reddit thread set up on Wednesday asked: "What's an unethical way yo...

Why I Hope Fellow MPs Will Join Me in Ending 'Paw Parking' for Good

Simon Hoare MP | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Hoare MP

Badly parked cars can create no-go zones for people living with sight loss, as they are often forced to step out into the road without being able to see oncoming traffic. Thoughtless behaviour from drivers puts pedestrians at risk every day.

Here's How to Rise Up and Beat the Local Government Bullies

Grant Feller | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

Bullies get away with it because of bluster. Sometimes they're just the ones who shout loudest, whose size intimidates, whose refusal to budge an inch no matter how wrong they are pulverises the weaker into submission.

Teachers And Parents Given Power To Issue Parking Tickets Outside School

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Parents

Teachers and parent volunteers have been granted the power to issue fines to anyone parking illegally near the gates of a primary school in Essex. ...

Asda Shopper Who Hogged Two Parking Spaces Is Plastered With Angry Notes

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

If you park like this, get ready to feel the wrath of your fellow drivers - as the owner of this Daewoo swiftly found out. The vehicle was pictured...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Park Your BMW In A Disabled Space

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Comedy

In June we saw an excellent example of why you shouldn't park in a disabled parking space, but people just don't seem to be getting the picture. Ta...

Why Is it So Difficult to Park a Car?

David Mooney | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Comedy
David Mooney

Rarely a day goes by where I don't end up in a car park that looks like the scene from a disaster movie, where vehicles have been left abandoned. All it would need is for a few to still have doors open to round off the illusion that they were deserted by those attempting to flee the terror that was destroying the city behind them.

Why Parking in a Disabled Spot Without a Badge Is Never Okay

Penelope Friday | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Penelope Friday

Disabled parking spaces are a hot button trigger for a lot of people. Disabled people getting really frustrated, and able-bodied people finding it difficult to understand why blue badge ('disabled permit/placard') holders are getting quite so irate about a minor parking infringement.

Parent and Child Parking

John Hibbs | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Parents
John Hibbs

For those of you who are adept at exiting your car through the sunroof and magically removing your off-spring and perhaps even the car seat in the same manner, this post is not for you. However, for everyone else, I imagine you will feel my pain.

Londoner Gets Parking Ticket While Stopping To Help Collapsed Elderly Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Good Samaritan and Bournemouth University student Drew Hollinshead has been left outraged after being given a parking ticket for stopping in a disable...

Is This Finally The Answer To All Your Parking Fines?

PA | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

New parking regulations, which include over-staying drivers getting 10 minutes' grace before they can be hit with a fine, have been "rushed through" a...

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 31.07.2014 | 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 ...