Shropshire Council Overturns Parking Ticket

Publisher Leighton Leyton-Purrier received a parking ticket in Ludlow at 2:40PM on June 21 and another ticket in Shrewsbury 35 seconds later. The two towns lie nearly 30 miles apart; a Lockheed Blackbird aircraft would be unable to make the distance in that time. The buffoons at the council stupidly went to tribunal and lost but the council’s spokesman Paul McGreary, with the usual lack of grace practised by councils across the land, merely cited well-worn local government guff about policy reviews.

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