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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.

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