Category Archives: PSPO

Hastings Fixed Penalty Notice Not Pursued

I can confirm that Hastings Borough Council did not pursue payment for the only Fixed Penalty Notice they issued in relation to the Cinques Ports Way PSPO. Please see Hastings PSPO – Fixed Penalty Notice Issued (click on the link … Continue reading

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Leeming Bar New Litter Bins Mystery

While undertaking direct action at Leeming Bar on Monday I was pleased to note all the wonderful new litter bins that Hambleton District Council (HDC) have recently put in location to finally fulfil their statutory duty as per the Environmental … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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