Author Archives: andystrangeway

Leeming Bar Parking Ban – Direct Action 6

Last night with temperatures below freezing I undertook my sixth direct action at Leeming Bar against the overnight parking ban. For a sixth time, Hambleton District Council (HDC) failed to issue me a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN). I am of … Continue reading

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Hastings PSPO – Fixed Penalty Notice Issued

I can confirm that Hastings Borough Council (HBC) have issued one Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) in relation to the Cinque Ports Way Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) prohibiting spending the night in vehicles. As part of my direct action in … Continue reading

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Leeming Bar Parking Ban – Bad Cop Director

Two days after Paul Staines, Director of Environment, Hambleton District Council (HDC) (click on the link to read) confirmed that HDC had failed to address litter as per the Environmental Protection Act 1990 – 89 (1) Steven Lister, Director of Leisure … Continue reading

Posted in Hambleton, PSPO

Leeming Bar Parking Ban – Good Cop Director

As a campaigner, it is incumbent upon me to always be open to engaging with those whose actions I am campaigning against. In relation to the Leeming Bar overnight parking ban, I attempted throughout to achieve this engagement with Hambleton … Continue reading

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Rother Aware Overnight Parking Ban Unlawful

I can reveal that Rother District Council were aware that a public spaces protection order (PSPO) may not restrict the public right of way over a highway. They stated on their own website for the consultation to ban “overnight sleeping”: … Continue reading

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Bexhill Overnight Sleeping Ban Direct Action1

Last night I was in Bexhill undertaking my first direct action against the PSPO banning “sleeping in vehicles overnight”. I can confirm that a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) was not issued and no approach was made to me by Rother … Continue reading

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Hastings PSPO Current Situation

I am delighted to confirm that Hastings Borough Council (HBC) have informed me that their PSPO banning night parking was amended on 9 July 2019 to remove the “Prohibition on sleeping in vehicles within the Restricted Area”. I wonder why … Continue reading

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Hastings Overnight Parking Direct Action1

Last night, having travelled over 300 miles from my home in Yorkshire, I carried out my first direct action in Hastings against the Hastings Borough Council – Night In Vehicles PSPO by spending the “night” in my vehicle at Cinque … Continue reading

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Direct Action – Hastings/Rother – Assistance Invited

To defend the civil liberties of road users, especially the homeless I am planning a trip south to take lawful direct action against the unlawful parking bans of both Hastings Borough Council and Rother District Council. Over the next week, … Continue reading

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Rother District Council Insane Sleeping Ban

Rother District Council (RDC), with headquarters in Bexhill-on-Sea, have introduced a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) stating: “No persons, will sleep or deposit any materials used or intended to be used as bedding in any public places with the Restricted … Continue reading

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