Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:04
Newcastle City Council has announced that it will not proceed with its plan to completely withdraw free Sunday parking permits from churches in the city centre, despite it raising parking charges for everyone else.
Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:54
Woking Borough Council has issued a 'clarification' on its policy that grants car parking exemptions to religious groups. The move follows the threat of legal action from the National Secular Society.
Posted: Sun, 02 Jun 2013 20:42
A legal challenge has been launched against Woking Borough Council's policy of offering free parking to worshippers while charging everyone else.
Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:47
Church leaders in Carmarthenshire have reacted angrily to local authority plans to scrap free Sunday parking.
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:34
Councillors in Woking have officially adopted a controversial new policy statement which gives free parking concessions to members of the faith community.
Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:05
Woking Borough Council in Surrey is to consider extending its policy of offering free parking to churchgoers to include those attending places of worship of other religions.
Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 12:27
Last year, Nottingham City Council decided to introduce charges for on-street parking on Sundays and evenings in the city. As soon as the councillors announced their intention, the city centre churches began demanding exemptions.