Nearly 133,000 parking tickets were handed out in Birmingham last year, despite local councils cutting the number of parking wardens.
Wardens in Coventry and Worcester issued more 2,000 tickets each in 2011.
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Hundreds of bottles of illegal alcohol have been seized by Trading Standards officers in Derby.
Two men have been arrested and charged in connection to an arson attack on a speed camera in Lincolnshire.