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Ealing Council catches 26 blue badge cheats

Published on 16 November 2015

A crackdown on the illegal use of disabled parking permits, known as blue badges, has resulted in 26 being seized by council officers since July.

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Parking suspensions move online

Published on 13 July 2015

Residents will be able to apply for parking suspensions on the council’s website from today (13 July) when a new online application process launches.

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New pricing structure for multiple permits

Published on 25 June 2015

A new pricing structure has been introduced for resident parking permits.

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Selfish school run drivers told to keep the zig-zags clear

Published on 14 May 2015

Ealing Council is responding to safety concerns from parents, residents and head teachers by using CCTV to crack down on dangerous drivers who park on the yellow zig-zag markings outside schools.

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Perceval House car park to close temporarily

Published on 14 April 2015

The car park behind Perceval House will close temporarily from Monday, 27 April until Wednesday, 13 May so it can be transformed into the count centre for next month’s general election.

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Ealing Council's parking permits go virtual

Published on 3 March 2015

The way that Ealing’s parking permit system operates will change from 6 April as the council moves away from paper permits towards electronic, or virtual, ones.

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Drivers told to turn their engines off or face fine

Published on 17 November 2014

Ealing Council is responding to residents' concerns on air quality by sending new enforcement officers out on the beat to educate drivers on the law regarding vehicle idling.

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New pop up shop op

Published on 29 September 2014

Local traders, entrepreneurs, charities and businesses are invited to apply for a short tenancy in Ealing’s newest pop-up shop in Springbridge Road car park, Ealing Broadway.

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Cut price parking rates in Southall

Published on 23 September 2014

Ealing Council is offering cut-price parking rates at Southall Market car park to support local traders while works to improve the area are finished off.

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Perceval House car park to close temporarily

Published on 13 May 2014

The car park behind Perceval House will close temporarily from 15 – 30 May so it can be transformed into the count centre for this month’s local and European elections.

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Blue badge fraudster pays the price

Published on 13 November 2013

A Southall man has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500 after being caught red-handed fraudulently using a stolen blue badge.

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Free iPad up for grabs

Published on 14 October 2013

Drivers who use RingGo to pay for their parking in any Ealing Council owned car park between Monday 14 October and Sunday 24 November will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win an iPad.

Southall car park is smart choice for Eid and Diwali

Published on 9 October 2013

The new Southall High Street car park is offering cut-price parking rates to support local traders, particularly in the lead up to Eid-ul-Adha and Diwali.

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Statement on parking

Published on 24 September 2013

Following the broadcast of BBC Inside Out London the council has issued the following statement:

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New Southall car park set to boost local business

Published on 2 September 2013

Councillor Julian Bell, leader of Ealing Council, joined the Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Kamaljit Dhindsa, local councillors and business owners to open Southall’s new car park on Friday 30 August.

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Paying for parking gets easier

Published on 28 August 2013

Ealing Council is switching its cashless payment parking contract from Paybyphone to RingGo on Sunday 1 September. Existing Paybyphone customers will need to register with RingGo to use the service.

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Drivers told: "Don't block disabled bays"

Published on 15 April 2013

Ealing Council is reminding drivers that it is an offence to park in a disabled parking bay without a valid blue badge, including council-installed bays on residential streets.

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New parking service formed

Published on 20 March 2013

Ealing, Brent and Hounslow councils have joined forces to create a unique West London parking service.

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Ealing Council wins 'Parking Team of the Year'

Published on 19 March 2013

Ealing Council’s parking services team has been crowned the ‘Parking Team of the Year’ at the 2013 British Parking Awards. The team was a also finalist for the ‘Exceptional Customers Services’ award.

Crackdown on dangerous school parking

Published on 13 March 2013

Drivers who park irresponsibly outside Ealing schools could be given penalty charge notices as part of a crackdown on dangerous parking.

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Blue badge fakes caught by Ealing Council

Published on 5 February 2013

Three blue badges have been cancelled in the last month after Ealing Council parking staff caught drivers using them fraudulently.

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Parking permit changes for New Year

Published on 15 January 2013

Changes to the way that parking permits are issued and renewed are being introduced from Monday 4 February meaning that the easiest and quickest way to apply is now online.

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New disabled parking permits introduced

Published on 19 December 2012

Ealing Council has launched a new parking permit for blue badge holders who have been allocated disabled parking bays. It is designed to cut down on blue badge theft from cars parked overnight.

Fake penalty charge notice warning

Published on 11 October 2012

Ealing Council is warning residents to beware after a man was sent a fake penalty charge notice demanding he pay £1,000 within five days or risk losing his driving licence.

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Plans to improve stop and shop parking

Published on 10 February 2012

Ealing Council is proposing to support local businesses by giving their customers the option to extend their stay in stop and shop parking bays.

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Changes to blue badge scheme

Published on 19 December 2011

A national reform of the blue badge scheme means that the process for applying for a badge is changing.

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All I want for Christmas parking

Published on 24 November 2011

Ealing Council is offering free weekend parking at most of its car parks throughout December.

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Council helps riot hit businesses

Published on 31 August 2011

Businesses affected by the Ealing riot will benefit from an initiative to get people to shop, eat and drink locally.

Parking made easy with introduction of phone payments

Published on 4 January 2011

Motorists in Ealing are now able to pay for parking using their mobile phones thanks to a new council service.

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