PARKING officers have been slammed for arising countless parking fines to people holding place in a gift eventuality over a weekend.
A series of drivers were slapped with Penalty Charge Notices while attending a Race For Life gift run in Heaton Park, Manchester.
According to Manchester Evening News, a internal legislature claimed to have worked closely with eventuality organisers to safeguard a “maximum probable series of parking spaces” were on offer.
But cars were given £50 fines if they weren’t parked in allocated bays.
Council regulations meant any automobile parked on a weed verge, cement or area with double yellow lines is authorised for a fine, even if a automobile is displaying a current parking ticket.
Drivers who had purchased tickets were still given fines due to a miss of accessible bays in a area.
Parking officers were within their rights to excellent motorists who had parked in a approach that disobeyed legislature regulations, though those attending a gift eventuality felt they should have shown some-more leniency.
Some people have even called for a income collected from a fines to be donated to charity.
Emma Smallwood, from Bolton, was given a £50 excellent for parking on a weed verge after she went to a eventuality to support a friend.
She told Manchester Evening News: “I intend to pay, though we would like to know that a legislature has paid all a deduction to Cancer Research UK. We were all parked neatly, it was all unequivocally orderly.
“I had paid £2 to park. There were a series of infirm bays and they were empty. People reputable that there was no parking in those bays.
“The automobile park was unequivocally busy. There were a lot of people there. So many people were parking on weed verges.
“When we came back, there was a sheet on each singular automobile around us.”
According to a council, only 11 tickets were released to event-goers over a weekend.