Almost 350 fraud cases solved by council in one year

originally publish by  Stewart McConnell, Local Democracy Reporter North Ayrshire received 357 referrals for investigation during 2022/23 compared to 284 in 2021/22. image by Jakub Pabis/unsplashimage by Jakub Pabis/unsplash Corporate fraud referrals in North Ayrshire rocketed by 25% in the past year, it has been revealed. All but nine of the referrals made to the…

Lambeth leads the way on national Blue Badge Action Day

originally publish by: Lambeth Council News and announcements Last year, Lambeth took the lead on a London-wide Blue Badge Day of Action. This year, it’s gone national. For Blue Badge Day of Action, May 26 2023, Lambeth coordinated work from local authorities all over England and Wales to target stolen and fraudulently used Blue Badges.…

Council tackles Blue Badge misuse as part of Day of Action

orginally publish by newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk image by Jakub Pabis/unsplashimage by Jakub Pabis/unsplash Bath & North East Somerset Council carried out 146 Blue Badge checks as it took part in a national day of action against misuse of the badges. Eighty-two councils took part in the nationally co-ordinated campaign carried out nationwide on Friday, May 26. The…

Motorist to pay £1,652 for illegal blue badge parking

originally publish by Megi Rychlikova Mon, 22 May 2023 at 10:02 pm GMT+6·1-min read image by Jakub Pabis/unsplashimage by Jakub Pabis/unsplash A MOTORIST must pay £1,652.67 after he illegally used a blue badge for a disabled person near the city centre. Thomas Prior, 67, parked in Castle cark park on August 14 last year, York Magistrates…