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fulford [Economy of West Bridgford]
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fulford [Parking]
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 Parking is a major issue in many parts of West Bridgford. In the streets between Musters Road and Loughborough Road the parking situation is so bad it is sometimes difficult to even drive down the road as there is insufficient room for two cars to pass between the parked vehicles. Parking is a major issue in many parts of West Bridgford. In the streets between Musters Road and Loughborough Road the parking situation is so bad it is sometimes difficult to even drive down the road as there is insufficient room for two cars to pass between the parked vehicles.
  
-In the streets between Bridgford Park and Radcliffe Road the conflict is not just between residents competing for space. There are also would-be shoppers seeking to avoid the charges on the official car parks who cruise the streets behind the park looking for spaces. The problem is compounded on match days when there are also football supporters looking for free parking within walking distance of Nottingham Forest'​s City Ground. The football fans are at least, only likely to block access for residents for an afternoon whereas the cricket fans will leave their cars outside your home for anything up to 5 days during a test match while they stay with friends or use the local guest houses and hotels. ​+In the streets between Bridgford Park and Radcliffe Road the conflict is not just between residents competing for space. There are also would-be shoppers seeking to avoid the charges on the official car parkswho cruise the streets behind the park looking for spaces. The problem is compounded on match days when there are also football supporters looking for free parking within walking distance of Nottingham Forest'​s City Ground. The football fans are at least, only likely to block access for residents for an afternoon whereas the cricket fans will leave their cars outside your home for anything up to 5 days during a test match while they stay with friends or use the local guest houses and hotels. ​
  
 When Rushcliffe Borough Council introduced night time parking charges in the Library, Nursery and Gordan Rd car parks, they ensured that the workers in the night time economy, which has boomed in the last ten years, would stop using them for the duration of their shifts and take to parking in the local streets as well. Who  When Rushcliffe Borough Council introduced night time parking charges in the Library, Nursery and Gordan Rd car parks, they ensured that the workers in the night time economy, which has boomed in the last ten years, would stop using them for the duration of their shifts and take to parking in the local streets as well. Who 
-can blame them, when your working a shift on little more than minimum wages who would want their earning+can blame them, when your working a shift on little more than minimum wages who would want their earnings
 instantly reduced by parking charges. instantly reduced by parking charges.
  
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 half on the pavement and blocking wheelchair user access. Campaigns to create parking bays and to clamp down half on the pavement and blocking wheelchair user access. Campaigns to create parking bays and to clamp down
 on selfish parking were spreading across the London Boroughs. Then when I visited home I thought one of the  on selfish parking were spreading across the London Boroughs. Then when I visited home I thought one of the 
-benefits of provincial life was that at least in middle class areas this wouldn'​t happen. How wrong I was.+benefits of provincial life was thatat least in middle class areasthis wouldn'​t happen. How wrong I was.
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