Lawford Dale residents call for permits after being hit with parking fines (From Harwich and Manningtree Standard)
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Lawford Dale residents call for permits after being hit with parking fines
6:00pm Sunday 27th October 2013 in News
ANGRY residents in Lawford are calling for action after they became victims of a parking crackdown designed to target commuters.
Restrictions were introduced on the Lawford Dale estate in a bid to stop rail commuters' cars clogging up the streets as they tried to avoid station parking fees.
But residents claim they are also being caught out because they have nowhere to park.
Linda Baird told parish councillors: "It's gone beyond what it started out as - now we are the targets."
Campaigners have launched a petition on Facebook calling for residents' parking permits.
The parish council said it would look at what schemes were available.