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  1. Good evening, My first post here ... 1 Date of the infringement 20/06/2018 2 Date on the NTK [this must have been received within 14 days from the 'offence' date] 16/07/2018 reminder - never received any previous notices 3 Date received 18/07/2018 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] Y (...) 19/07/2018 09:35:22 There was a traffic light failure on the exit of car park and I was stuck in the car park for more than 90 minutes trying to leave the premises after some shopping at B&Q which lead to overstay. The letter dated 16/07/2018 is the first I have received regarding the case. (...) Have you had a response? [Y/N?] post it up Y (...) Thank you for your correspondence relating to your Parking Charge Notice (PCN). ....... The PCN was issued and the signage is displayed in compliance with The British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme Code of Practice and all relevant laws and regulations. Clear signs at the entrance of this site and throughout inform drivers of the 4 hours maximum stay at this site, and it is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that they allow enough time to remove their vehicle from the premises within this time limit. The fact that you were unaware of the restrictions that are in place is not considered a mitigating circumstance for appeal. In light of this, on this occasion, your representations have been carefully considered and rejected. We can confirm that we will hold the charge at the current rate of £100.00 for a further 14 days from the date of this correspondence. ---------- You have now reached the end of our internal appeals procedure. Although we have now rejected your appeal, you may still have recourse to appeal to Parking On Private Land Appeals (POPLA), an independent appeals service. An appeal to POPLA must be made within 28 days of the date of this letter. POPLA will only consider cases on the grounds that the Parking Charge exceeded the appropriate amount, that the vehicle was not improperly parked or had been stolen, or that you were otherwise not liable for the Parking Charge. To appeal to POPLA, please go to their website and follow the instructions. If you would rather deal with this matter by post, please contact our Appeals Office and we will send you the necessary paperwork. Your POPLA reference number is:xxxxx (...) 7 Who is the parking company? Highview Parking 8. Where exactly [carpark name and town] Crownhill Reatil Park - Plymouth Is there any chance for a succesful appeal? Thanks
  2. My father in law has received a final reminder from Britannia Parking its dated 8th of May he has his parking ticket from that day, nothing was fixed to the car and this is the first thing he has received from them despite the notice stating they have written in the past. Can anyone pls suggest the best way to proceed? Many Thanks
  3. This is hard to believe !! http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/McDonald-s-bans-18s-good-idea-Plymouth/story-28808773-detail/story.html If they knew there was going to be trouble, why on earth allow them to open 24 hours ?
  4. The bin men came this morning and emptied our green garden bags and left a lot of the content in the road. If we drop a cigarette end we get fined £50, so this isn't on. Who do I complain to about this ?
  5. Well folks, back in October 2014, I was seeking a good new computer and at PC World in Plymouth I came across am Asus All-in-One ET2020 PC for just over £300. I purchased the new computer after thinking about it for a few days, also decided to take the care plan at £4 per month believing that it would give me all round protection should anything happen. on the 17th February 2015, the worst did happen when the PC developed a fault with the TV tuner card. I duly took it back armed with my care plan agreement and all receipts to the PC World Plymouth store I was greeted by an awful Knowhow assistant who kept insisting that it had to go back to Asus and that it would take 28 days. I told him that my care plan guaranteed me a repair or replacement within 14 days, that is what I have been paying for each month. I had to get the assistant manager involved, who quite frankly was not much more help, but he did agree to send it to their own repair centre in Newark, and he assured me that it would be repaired within 14 days, probably coming back a lot sooner. He also stated that I would be able to track its progress all the way, this was not the case. Now the care plan also provides a like for like loan pc, but they did not have any at the store. I needed my computer for work and without it I would be loosing £80 per day in income, I agreed that they could provide a loan pc delivered to me the next day. Well that did happen on the 18th February 2015, but the loan was a useless antiquated laptop. I could not use this for my work so found myself loosing even more income, and I was not happy. Saturday 20th February 2015, I found out upon calling Knowhow that the PC was being sent back to me, not repaired as the repair centre in Newark said it had to go to Asus. My argument is why o why was I paying £4 per month for an useless care plan. I complained to the store manager at PC World Plymouth to after much argument agreed to refund me my money paid for the PC but not for the care plan. At this time the useless loan laptop was returned to them. on the 22nd February 2015 Knowkow delivered the PC back to me, yes the PC that the store manager refunded on just two days before. By this time I was preparing a court claim against PC World for my lost income, cost of calls and full reimbursement of the care plan. I sent their head office an email on the 22nd February 2015 stating that I would be withholding the PC they mistakenly delivered back to me in lieu of my claim against them, and offered then a settlement where the damages claimed would cover the cost of the PC, with the known fault at a reduced cost. on the 27th February 2015 I got a phone call from the assistant manager of PC World Plymouth accusing me of theft and deception, far from the truth, so to protect myself duly delivered the PC mistakenly delivered to me, into his arms, realty felt like ramming it down his throat. So you see dear British people, not only do they take your money for a care plan they had no intention to honour, they then go and blame the customer for their own mistakes and then threaten the customers saying that the customer has broken the law. I leave it for you to draw your own conclusions on this one, but please, please, stay well clear of PC World, Currys, Carphone Warehouse, Knowhow and any other company associated with them. You have been warned.
  6. A YOUNG office worker has told how a £100 loan ended up costing him £6,000. Nick Ellis' finances spiralled out of control after he says they were "hijacked" by high-interest online loan firms. ​ Nick Ellis A top money expert today launched a scathing attack on 'payday lenders' and likened the industry to the drug trade. Recession-hit Brits flock online to borrow £1billion each year from the booming payday loan industry. But behind the glossy TV adverts and catchy company names are "merchants of misery" who prey on the young and vulnerable, according to Plymouth-based Steve Meakin, chairman of the Institute of Money Advisers. The leading cash expert spoke out amid fears of a ballooning crisis of debt-riddled youngsters in the city. "Debt, like drugs, destroys lives," Mr Meakin said. New research from the Plymouth Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB) reveals how around one in five disadvantaged under-25 year-olds in the city has already taken out a payday loan – and half admit to money worries. The paperwork-free loans can land in a borrower's bank account within minutes – but often come with astronomical interest rates and pricey penalties for missed repayments. "There has been a huge explosion in the use of payday loans," said Mr Meakin, money advice coordinator at the CAB. More ...
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