Green group welcomes rethink of parking charge proposals

Following a decision at Stroud District Council to pause plans for the introduction of Car Park Charges, Green Group leader Councillor Martin Whiteside said “I am delighted that the Labour councillors are now planning to ‘think again’ on car parking charges. Within the cooperation alliance, Greens have been encouraging an approach based on listening to local communities and finding ways to support vibrant high streets while also tackling issues like congestion, air polution, safe walking and cycling. We should be working in partnership with local town councils and traders to keep our market towns great. It is good to see common sense prevail.” […]

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