Parking Charges Row

Traders in the Forest of Dean claim that new parking charges are crippling business.

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Is 20 pence too much for parking?

Traders in a market town in the Forest of Dean say that relatively small parking charges introduced in the summer have caused a big problem for business.

Shoppers used to be able to park for free in Coleford. Now they are having to pay 20 pence for the first hour. It may not sound much, but shopkeepers say it's meant people spend less time browsing and buying. Ken Goodwin reports.

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