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Parking plan opposed

City Council plans to make people pay for parking in three Nottingham streets have been criticised by Nottingham Elders' Forum as 'discriminatory'.

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Plans for mobile phone parking criticised

Plans to make people pay for parking using a mobile phone in three Nottingham streets have been criticised by the Nottingham Elders' Forum as 'discriminatory' towards older people.

Local residents may need to pay by mobile phone Credit: Roy Catherall/Roy Catherall/Press Association Images

If the plans were introduced it would mean that instead of paying at meters, motorists would have to call or text a company and pay using their debit or credit cards.

Nottingham City Council is consulting about the proposals and argue the system is used with success throughout the country.

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