A proposal to rip up parking charges in smaller Angus towns has been defeated.
Council chiefs have put the barrier down over the half-year total income from Angus parking charges.
Angus Council has bowed to public pressure and is planning to introduce changes to its short stay car parks.
Angus councillors have rejected plans to scrap parking charges in Kirriemuir, Carnoustie and Brechin amid fears it would create a “two-tier” system.
Battle lines have again been drawn over parking charges in Angus, as moves to remove the fees in some towns are set to go before elected members next week.
A prominent Angus trader has laid the blame for the closure of a Kirriemuir cafe firmly at the door of Angus Council.
Madam, – Whenever I see a politician holding a baby in front of a camera or putting an arm around a frail OAP I can’t help feeling uncomfortable.
The meter is still running on proposed changes to Angus Council’s off-street car parking scheme.
Madam, – If I was a novelist I wouldn’t have the gall to make it up.
There is cross-party support to look again at Sunday parking charges in Dunfermline.