Portishead's Parking Spies

Portishead Town Council is considering whether to give cameras to volunteers in order to photograph illegally parked cars on the High Street.

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Controversial parking proposal voted through

Volunteers with cameras could soon be patrolling a North Somerset High Street, photographing illegally parked cars. Portishead Town Council has voted unanimously in favour of the idea and will now work on a formal proposal.

Councillor David Pasley, who came up with the scheme, says he will write to the new Police and Crime Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens, to ask for her backing.

FULL REPORT: Portishead parking row

Volunteers with cameras could soon be patrolling Portishead High Street to photograph illegally-parked cars. The pictures would be then forwarded to police. The Town Council will decide tonight whether to go ahead. Some drivers are concerned they could be spied on. Jane Solomons reports.

Some drivers are concerned they could be spied on but many residents welcome it as a solution to an old problem. Jane Solomons reports.

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