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    • if you wish to put up everything like    your defence claimants WS defendants WS   then im sure those here now and future victims will find it of value   if you read upload carefully you'll see its best to upload each as a separate multipage PDF but ofcourse you'll have to redact each page as a jpg picture 1st before merging each to the relevant multipage pdf .   dx  
    • Thanks I’m happy to put something back ! I didn’t have the courage of my convictions to counter claim even though I was really quite proud of the thoroughness of my court bundle ! i really wanted the opportunity to get into the detail with the judge and felt quite cheated when it ended, but of course I realised that they had just moved on to their next victim  will watch this space 👍  
    • I have created your own topic for this as its import to have it own one but placed a link on the thread you posted on.   you should never counterclaim that exposes you to further cost and rarely succeeds esp if they disc' the claim always best to state in a sep letter you will be seeking costs esp loss of days wages at £90 which most judges allow.   as for an sar, its p'haps always better to issue a cpr 31:14 too or in replacement of, an sar.   well done on your important win
    • My wife has directed me to post on this thread as I have just successfully won against these charlatans   My hearing date was all set at my local court for 31st October 2019 all defence papers were filed and served and frankly I was really looking forward to it! This morning I received a letter from BW legal stating in a one line response that I was to take this letter as a notice of discontinuance whereby the claimant KBT (armtrac) discontinues all of the claim. I am beyond disappointed that I didn’t get my chance to see these idiots across a desk! And that’s it I don’t appear to be able to take this further? I now realise I should of had the courage of my convictions and faith in the advice of others to issue a counterclaim! What I have now in my possession is a file of information which would be Gold-dust to the next person in my position! I feel like I would be able to get some sort of closure if I could pass some of this wisdom on but there are many posters here already and every case is different in its own way The key points in my defence were as follows and useful to anyone ‘caught’ at Sandy Acres. Keep the original parking ticket you purchased and send a copy to KBT with a covering letter ASAP do not identify the driver at any stage of the process!!!!  The blue sign uses the word penalty which is contrary to the IPC codes of practice  The red and white sign has a café open sign in front of it  which obscures it from the drivers view both available to download via Google maps Check the date you receive NTK mine was 71 days Do an SAR and you will get back the pictures of the alleged offence in my case they were of such poor quality you could not tell which way up the ticket was in the photo and in no image they held was there a picture showing the ticket and the vehicle numberplate. They offered no other evidence. Pretty soon you will see the money is being sought escalate until they no longer match the figure on the NTK even if it is sent within 56 days When you see a breakdown of costs for the money being sought it will ultimately include legal costs, typically £60 that the solicitor knows cannot be recovered in Small Claims Court. Personally I am now considering reporting BW legal to the law society or solicitors ombudsman for being party to a process which is fundamentally dishonest, an abuse of process, and a complete waste of court resources?   i am happy to help anyone who needs assistance but rest assured that their case against you relies on you caving in and paying, they have no plan B but will try and make you doubt your ability to defend yourself.   Dont worry about small claims Court, it isn’t crown court, just an office with 3 desks and certainly less stressful than a job interview or meeting with the bank and less at stake.   I got to one week from my court date and they gave up!
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Help!

 

I have been a member of LA FITNESS for about 6 months and I loved the gym however mainly for the use of the pool.

 

During my time at the gym there were rumours pure would be buying the gym

 

I have been a member at pure before and hated it.

I contacted LA Fitness via telephone to enquire about the closure of the pool and they confirmed this would happen in October

 

once I had confirmation I definitely wanted to cancel however they explained this would not be possible!!

 

I also explained to them I was moving house to fareham where I wouldn't be able to use the gym anyway.

 

In the end this did not happen but they also said i could not cancel!

They asked me to speak to my gym personally regarding cancellation.

 

I went into the gym and they confirmed they were being taken over by pure and la fitness was closing down and said if I wanted to cancel I should contact their customer service as I already did and they would note on my account my closure but said due to the closure of the pool and the change of ownership I was within my right to cancel.

 

 

I cancelled through my bank and have since recieved a letter to say that I needed to fill in a direct debit form to continue my payment!

 

I received nothing else no emails or phone calls until

today when I recieved a letter from ARC EUROPE saying I owed £334.40!!!

 

I am absolutely gobsmacked it has gone from setting up my direct debit again to owing this money!

 

They gym is now refurbished and a pure gym so isn't even LA Fitness anymore!

 

There is nothing about this in my contract although it states if there is a change to the use of my gym

 

I.e my main use (the pool closing) I can cancel.

Or I move which at the time I was meant to I could cancel!

Please help!

 

I don't fancy a court case or paying for a gym that doesn't even exist anymore!!!

 

Help me please

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Arc are a dca

 

A dca has no legal!powers whatsoever

They are not baillifs

 

You've cancelled properly IMHO

And you owe nowt

 

Dx


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There is no debt

 

You are being spoofed

 

You cancelled properly in my eyes

 

Slick132 will be around soon to clarity more

 

Or read a few threads here

 

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Hi Emilly and welcome to CAG

 

The gym removed a key facility, the pool, and you were within your rights to cancel because of this.

 

Any suggestion to the contrary is nonsense.

 

I'd ignore any demands from ARC for now but you need to stay off the phone completely and keep all comm'ns in writing only.

 

Have you written to the gym at all to explain why you've cancelled ?

 

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I haven't no.

Should I not call LA Fitness to explain?

Or should I send it to them in writing?

 

Thanks

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Always ALWAYS keep correspondence in writing, unless you can record your phone calls?

 

Send LA Fitness a letter, obtain ''proof of posting'' which is free from the PO counter, and tell them that you have cancelled your agreement due to the changes to the gym.

 

Short and sweet and to the point, and inform them that ''I am mindful of your use of ARC and their demands for payments, you are held ultimately responsible for their action, as such continued harassment by them will attract a formal complaint to the relevant authorities, including but not limited to, the CMA and the police.''


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