Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Parking Charge Fears in Liskeard.

news - parking
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

2:45pm 7th December 2011

Businesses are worried higher parking prices in Liskeard will drive shoppers away this Christmas.

Rates doubled to 40p an hour earlier this year.

Now many say trade is down.

Richard Turnham owns a jewellery shop :

"The fact of the matter is that at any given time the car park is being under-used by at least 50 - 60 %. Anything that can help the small business or any business in Liskeard at the moment will be a good thing"

" There's been a massive drop in the amount of people using the car park. Certainly first thing in the morning, which is mostly linked to the fact that people who work and have a business in the town have got nowhere to park due to this new charge"

A public meeting is being held at the Public Hall, 3/5 West Street from 6pm.

 

2:45pm 7th December 2011

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
fistral

Path to Newquay beach closes over safety fears

And it won't be repaired until after the summer

air ambulance generic

Air ambulance called to Cornish skate park

Firefighters say one person was injured in Hayle

Most read
gorse fire 1

PHOTOS: Giant gorse fire at Cornish beauty spot

Firefighters from Penzance to Looe were called

shortlanesend crash

UPDATE: Car flips over in Cornwall crash

One man was taken to hospital as a precaution

Top articles

Family 'followed' by naked man in Cornish town

Cornwall News: Searches in Padstow after he reportedly ran off

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Grenfell Tower fire: Where has unsafe cladding been identified?

National News: Checks are being carried out on hundreds of buildings across the country, as investigations into the deadly Grenfell Tower fire continue.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Crime thriller Riviera opens to record viewers

Showbiz News: The first episode of Sky Atlantic's crime thriller Riviera has been watched by a record 1.2 million viewers live and on demand.

Four hurt as tourist bus smashes into bridge in Paris

World News: A double-decker tourist bus has hit a bridge in the centre of Paris, ripping off part of the roof.

Ireland and Afghanistan to play Test cricket after ICC vote

Sports News: Ireland and Afghanistan have attained Test status after being awarded full membership by the International Cricket Council.

Hungry hackers stole $3k worth of snacks from CIA vending machines over several months

Strange News: The CIA has admitted it was penetrated by an insider network - of hi-tech snack thieves.

Newer article

Smoking Banned at Cornwall's Hospitals

Cornwall News: £80 fines for dropping cigarettes anywhere outside Treliske, West Cornwall and St Michael's

Older article

Wadebridge Store Wars

Cornwall News: Morrison's scraps plans to open a store in the town

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.