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  1. 1 Date of the infringement 16/11/2018 2 Date on the NTK [this must have been received within 14 days from the 'offence' date] 22/11/2018 3 Date received 23/11/2018 4 Does the NTK mention schedule 4 of The Protections of Freedoms Act 2012? [y/n?] y 5 Is there any photographic evidence of the event? y 6 Have you appealed? {y/n?] post up your appeal] n 7 Who is the parking company? Total Parking Solutions 8. Where exactly [carpark name and town] Heritage Retail Park, Crewe Received a 'Parking Charge Notice' this morning; cannot say we are surprised as we knew we had overstayed
  2. Hi I signed up to a gym in august this year. I was pressured into signing & have been a few times. I have tried cancelling with letter from GP stating due to anxiety i wouldn't be able to attend anymore. I heard back from ashburn saying they would hold my membership & add unused months onto end but i would have to continue payments of £51 per month. It is now making me ill & my consultant has written a letter stating i will not be able to attend anymore due to lifelong illness (ulcerative collitis). I fear i am going to have issues cancelling so any advice
  3. I don’t know if this will be of interest, hopefully for people in the same circumstances it will be. The history of this is a little personal but I feel it needs to be said. In 2005 I had a breakdown, I had a MBNA credit card with £7000 credit limit when I went on a spending spree and in the interim I applied and got another MBNA card with £6500 limit. During the time of my illness I ran both cards up to the max and I was struggling to make the min payments as I also had several other cards at the time. got these cards by simply applying for balance transfers they were throwin
  4. I have been ill for 2.5 months, with stress and gastric/gallbladder issues I had my gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago. I am about to return to work. I get severe chest pains from stress still, and I am concerned how I am going to cope back at work my gallbladder operation has been successful. I get the odd twinge of pain on right side, but nothing like before. I feel like I am still on mend from this, but is going in right direction stress levels at work were high when I became ill. I fainted at work, had viral infection, had terrible GERD. thing is I have not had any
  5. Hello and thank your reading, I unfortunately suffer from the following which I take medication for: Spinal Injury - Long term disability affecting movement, loss of feeling in legs and feet Chronic Pain due to spinal injury and herniated discs Depression ADHD I missed my Work Capability Assessment as I had an infection, I called the centre prior to the appointment to tell them and I also visited the GP and obtained medication.I was told that I would receive a letter from the DWP asking why I missed the appointment. I subsequently received the form, I completed the form com
  6. So it turns out PDLs are not just bad for your Bank Account & Wallet - They are also bad for your brain too!! I highlight the below because this is still massively worrying...
  7. Hi, My partner has had an agreement with IDEM services for a repayment plan of 95 pounds. She was diagnosed with Parkinsons in January. She has been without work for 2 years and now she must accept early retirement as she is no longer capable of working. We wrote to idem and her other creditors asking to reduce the figures to a token 5 pounds of which all but idem agreed. I will fill out and income/expenditure form for her to send, as now I am the only earner in the house and so am responsible for all expenses. is there anything I can do in order to get them to drop t
  8. I am mightily confused. I have been signing on for 12 months, at the start of my claim I signed a claimant commitment stating I will do X number of steps each week to find work, IE look in papers, ask family and friends, use UJM etc. I completed my job search online and always filled in my activity history on UJM, ensuring I recorded X number of steps as required in my claimant commitment. Part way through the year I was told not to use UJM instead I was given a paper template to fill that stated I must do 35 hours job search per week, this had a section to fill stating the tim
  9. Just wondering if any of you could tell me where we stand with this one. My elderly father has terminal cancer and wanted to move 250 miles to be closer to us, we initially tried to get him into a nursing home but found this difficult due to the homes needing to assess him first. The only option we had was to sign a tenancy agreement (in our name due to him being 250 miles away) with my father as the named tenant. As expected he was unable to care for himself and within 4 weeks we were able to move him into a nursing home. The tenancy was an assured shorthold taken out from the
  10. Hi all. I have a number of conditions which have led to excessive debt that I cannot possibly repay in full. I am now receiving the treatment and some of the support I need for my conditions; however the vast debt is preventing me from moving forward with my life, and my credit rating is in ruins. My total debt: £20,000 My total income: Disability benefits (which I'm having to fight for in court) Part of my ADHD is reckless and impulsive behaviour which cannot be controlled. This has led to me accruing ridiculous debt without having anything apart from an eight year old computer
  11. Hi can anyone help me please with some advice???? I am currently off work on a sick note for supraventricular tachycardia [heart palpatations due to a malfunction in my heart] and endocrine [gland} investigation. Iam claiming sick pay from work and am allowed 3months sick pay. I have claimed 4weeks so far. My job involves working with children that are challenged physically or mentally Due to the fact that at any point my heart can malfunction, I believe that I am not safe to be working with these children. I am waiting for appointments with each of the above clinics
  12. Hi all. After having a routine blood test last week that showed a very high platelet count and seeing a consultant (was refered urgently) I now have a condition called essential thrombocythaemia which is a blood disorder - obviously I was very worried as I thought it was leukemia but my red and whte blood cell count is normal. I now need to be on aspirin for life and have regular blood tests and scans to see how I am getting on - as well as losing weight and getting a proper excercise regime. I am sure you are not concerned about that, I will obviously deal with it my own way and after re
  13. Hi Not sure if this is the correct place to post, if not please redirect me, Thanks. Basically this is my situation. I am seeking advice on behalf of my father, who has now been informed that he has Pancreatic Cancer, inoperable, and highly likely has less than a year - more like 5 - 8 months to live. Naturally this has come as quite a shock to all of us and we almost feel like this is happening to somebody else, kind of surreal, it hasn't really sunk in. At present he is dealing with the 'Charity' Step Change, formally Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS). My ow
  14. Hey lovely Caggers Just after some advice on how to help my daughter, if you don't mind. She was in a private rented flat but cut the tenancy short, we agreed with her landlord (I was the lead tenant although I didn't live there because she's under 18) Housing benefit was paid up until the date her tenancy officially ended, a month after she'd physically moved out. She stayed with her ex's family until ending up in a hostel with her young baby when her ex headbutted her. Nice eh? there was some overlap between the housing benefit on her flat and the housing
  15. Hi all, I have sleep apnoea (diagnosed a few weeks ago as a severe case) and am frequently so tired that I cannot work, or cannot work effectively (e.g. fall asleep in meetings, feel like a zombie all day so i can't perform up to the standard that an employer would require of me) I have lost 3 jobs over the last 5 years due to this, although at the time I was unaware of why I felt so awful. My current position is as follows: - I am unemployed. - I would like to be working and lead a normal life. - I have begun treatment for my condition but it is not working yet and it
  16. I have woken up today feeling awful, no energy at all, sore throat, achy and just feeling terrible, can hardly walk around the house. The thing is i'm due to go to a Work Programme appointment on Tuesday and a job fair Thursday and i'm worried because if i'm not better for those things then I won't be able to attend and I'm worried because I know the Work Programme has a habit of sanctioning people, I have only ever been sanctioned once (unfairly) and I won that appeal so technically never had a sanction. Need some advice on this, thank you.
  17. Just after some advice on the following and maybe some general fiancial advice rather than full ins and outs of benefits so sorry if I have posted in wrong section and also sorry if it sounds a bit depressing. My mother has been diagnosed with cancer. Hopefully treatable with a 6-9 course of chemo. Anyway. They havent really thought about it yet but sooner or later my mom will go onto half/no pay from work. Mother earns about £1300 a month and father earns a touch less. They have never been much good with money and the majority of their wage goes to paying off debt which totals ar
  18. Hi there, I'm wondering what your thoughts are and if I can/should do something. The father of a friend had a serious heart problem and his condition was really bad in January '12. The doctor said he won't survive so he claimed PIP because of terminal illness. Luckily his condition changed and he was much better end of '12, where they bought a fancy new car. At least I thought they bought it. I had some discussions with him about benefits the last few months, where he told me that he's still claiming PIP on the highest rates and he received the car for free. He was able to ch
  19. I used to have a credit card with Vanguis, and for two and a half years have had all kinds of problems with them. In 2011 my income dried up as a result of government cuts which removed my workstream. I was unable to pay Vanguis as a result; prior to this I had paid my balance in full or near enough every month. I started to receive telephone calls from them up to 10 times each day, and each time they called they demanded money on the spot. The sums varied and every time they called I had to explain my circumstances afresh. Their staff were in general abusive a
  20. Hi all I am an only child with elderly parents. My mum has depression, i have quite bad anxiety & my dad has just had a heart attack & is in hospital awaiting Angiogram & after either a stent or surgery. A very worrying time that is affecting my mum's depression & my anxiety. We all kind of care for each other at normal times & i help out a lot, but am not an official carer. This morning i've received ESA50, perfect timing hey! So now i've got the added stress of filling that form in. I have filled it, or similar in before & not had to have a medical as
  21. I took out a 12 month gym contract which is being dealt with through Harlands. I have called the gym and they just said 'no worries just give your membership card back and cancel your direct debit with your bank and call Harlands to cancel' but I fear it may be a little more complex than that??! My 12 month contract is until August 2014 but I have since been diagnosed with agoraphobia amongst other mental health conditions so, needless to say I cannot go to the gym. Im awaiting therapy but the wait is currently approx 15 months so my health is not likely to improve any time soon. So, I
  22. Press release by Public Law Project http://www.publiclawproject.org.uk/documents/press_release_WCA_assessment_discriminatory.pdf Case numbers http://www.osscsc.gov.uk/Decisions/forthcoming3JPs.htm DWP Twitter Response (who wasn't expecting this?) https://twitter.com/dwppressoffice Press coverage: http://mind.org.uk/news/show/8895_victory_for_welfare_campaigners_as_judges_rule_controversial_disability_benefits_procedure_is_unfair http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/may/22/fitness-work-tests-mental-health-unfair http://www.bbc.co.uk/n
  23. research shows that it is likely to be a "harvest mite" that is causing this illness.
  24. Morning, I am due to sign on just after lunch. However, I began to feel ill about an hour ago. I am hoping this will pass. I had to near collapses last week, in a matter of 1 hour, if it wasn't for my little son, I would have collapsed on concrete. I am exhibiting the same symptoms as I had last week. My Vegus nerve is irritated and slows my heart down, it's making me feel like rubbish. If I ring in at lunch would they hold on to releasing payment till I am well enough to sign on?
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