A council in the West Midlands is tackling the growing problem of cars parked illegally outside schools during pick up and drop off times.
Parking restrictions in Nottingham are changing again from today, after a campaign by businesses and residents to relax the rules.
Parking charges in Nottingham could change for the third time in a year after businesses said restrictions were forcing them to close.
CCTV is being installed in Wolverhampton in a bid to tackle illegal and dangerous parking outside the city's schools.
The council will capture images of vehicles parked on the restricted lines and issue tickets to offenders.
Wolverhampton is introducing a new CCTV Enforcement Car to tackle illegal and dangerous parking outside the city's schools.
The vehicle has an automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera installed, which will capture images of vehicles parked illegally outside schools.
Tickets will be issued to drivers who break the law.
The Pallasades car park will close today as part of a multi-million pound redevelopment of Birmingham New Street. It'll be demolished and a new one will open in 2014. The car park closes at 7pm this evening.
Nottingham city council says it will not raise as much money as it had hoped from the workplace parking levy in its first year.
The charge means businesses with more than 10 parking spaces will have to pay £288 a year for each space from Sunday.
The authority says it will pay for better public transport including new tram routes and will reduce congestion.
One in four hospital trusts have increased parking charges for patients and visitors- some by over 100%.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust upped prices 112%, from 67p an hour to £1.42.
New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton this week claimed it needed to put up car parking charges to protect jobs.
Examples of car parking charges for one hour:
- National average - 77p
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - £2.50
- Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - £1.60
- United Lincolnshire Hospital - £1.42 (up from 67p)
- Northumberland, Tyne and Wear - £75p (up from 25p)