Category Archives: Hambleton

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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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

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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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Council Claim Sleeping Is Anti-Social Behaviour

In an attempt to ban overnight parking Hambleton District Council (HDC) are claiming that sleeping is anti-social behaviour. As part of Evaluation Consultation (October 2019) of Leeming Bar Industrial Estate and Surrounding Areas Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) under “The … Continue reading

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Vilification Used To Support Parking Ban

Vilification has been a tool of dictators throughout history to incite hatred towards a group of people to achieve desired outcomes of the tyrant. The method is simple. Encourage the people to develop a hatred of a certain group with … Continue reading

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Formal Notice – Leeming Bar PSPO

Today I have given formal notice to Hambleton District Council (HDC) that if they issue any Fixed Penalty Notices in relation to the Leeming Bar public spaces protection order (PSPO) banning overnight parking they will need to give consideration to … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Carrot For Leeming Bar

I am pleased to have received an email today from Paul Staines, Director of Environment, Hambleton District Council (HDC) regards my concerns raised in relation to the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Paul has confirmed: “I am willing to undertake a review … Continue reading

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Leeming Bar Overnight Parking Ban – The Truth

After successfully campaigning against the unlawfully and unenforceable Leeming Bar Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO), which banned overnight parking, since June I can now reveal the true reason behind the PSPO. Within red line donates PSPO area Hambleton District Council … Continue reading

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Leeming Bar PSPO – Please Be Honest Carl

North Yorkshire County Council Leader and Hambleton District Council (HDC) Councillor for Leeming Bar Carl Les is today quoted being, at best, economical with the truth. Carl is quoted as saying: “We have now had the education phase and the … Continue reading

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Leeming Bar PSPO Folly – £56,800 Wasted

To date, the Hambleton District Council (HDC) Leeming Bar Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) has wasted over £56,800 of taxpayers resources and still, those behind this act of incompetence are embarked on wasting more money. The initial process cost £6,800. … Continue reading

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