North Yorkshire council threatens fines over unauthorised overnight parking


A council in North Yorkshire is stepping up enforcement to stop HGVs parking overnight on an industrial estate, with companies as well as drivers warned they risk being fined. Hambleton District Council said its Public Space Protection Order on the Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, introduced last year, had led to a reduction in both lorries parking up and “incidents of anti-social behaviour”. In June 2019, 269 educational leaflets were issued to drivers and this had fallen to 170 by October. […]