Month: July 2012

@SurreyCouncil notice of public meeting

This is a picture of the Surrey County Council notice for the public meeting regarding their residents’ parking permit consultation in Haslemere. The council updated its web page on 26th July 2012 to include the date/time of the meeting and also…

Residents’ Parking Permit Consultation in Haslemere

On the Surrey County Council website it is apparent that residents are being consulted regarding residents’ and visitors’ permits in certain roads. The web page (updated on 19th July 2012) states: If you live in Haslemere and have received a…

Sexist parking plan?

The mayor of Triberg has unveiled a new parking plan,  with the size of spaces for men and women based on their parking ability. Bigger and better lit spaces are planned for women and smaller spaces with sharper angles are…

UK’s front gardens paved over for parking spaces, via @theguardian

This article appeared in yesterday’s Guardian: UK’s front gardens paved over for parking spaces. Millions of the UK’s front gardens are being paved over to become parking spaces, according to new research published this week. Almost one-third of the 20.8m…

Residents’ questions at last LAC meeting

At the June 22nd Local Committee (Waverley) questions relating to on-street parking in Haslemere were posed by Mr John Cox (Sandrock, Haslemere), Mr Graeme Spratley (Popes Mead/West Street, Haslemere), Ms Jane Godden (Courts Hill Road [Lower End], Haslemere), Mr George…

If you’re a Haslemere retailer, this is an interesting article

This is an interesting article, particularly in the context of what is happening with parking strategy in Haslemere. The article appeared in The Argus yesterday and is written by John Keenan, business editor: Brighton council pledges to act on traders’…

44,006 web views on our five month anniversary today

The haslemereparking.com website was set up on 9th February 2012 with the aim of providing an open, sensible and democratic forum to share information and opinion about parking in Haslemere. Most importantly, its aim has been to put the conversation…