Town rejects parking plan

This article appeared on the front page of The Haslemere Herald last week.

Town rejects parking charge plan

HASLEMERE Town Council has formally rejected proposals by Surrey County Council to introduce pay-and-display, on-street parking charges in the town. But a meeting of the full council last week voted to support residents’ parking permits in roads that want them. The council also voted to ring fence £10,000 in the next financial year to pay for parking measures for residents, if needed – should the county council drop all its proposals.

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