Free festive parking?
5th November 2010
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Since 2007 Cannock and Rugeley council has made car parking free on the 2 Saturdays before Christmas. This has ensured high football to the shops in town during their most profitable season. However, with the Council looking to balance the books the free parking scheme could be stopped. Stopping the free parking can generate the council around £13,000, but at what cost to the local traders and the long term effect? Local traders will be hoping the free parking continues after what has been a difficult retail period. We await a final decision.

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Steve M

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I am Steve Mallows, the owner of thebestofcannock.I have lived in Cannock since moving down from Yorkshire aged 5 years.I am passionate about the Cannock area and helping local businesses. I have a keen...

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