Over Night Stopovers

Discussion in 'UK Touring' started by Shubberdog, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Shubberdog

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    There is an online petition with a dead line of 23rd April
    asking for consideration of over night stopping areas for motorhomes etc

    I for one have toured the majority of uk costal towns and villages and have been appalled at local government and councils attitued to motorhomes and the like, I would therefore ask anyone with thoughts on this situation
    visit the petition and sign up, lets see if we can get them to listen :thumb:

    Petition to: Provide stopping places for motorhomes. | Number10.gov.uk
     
  2. Boo

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    Signed, sealed, delivered :winky:

    Boo
     
  3. A and K

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    :thumb: Done
     
  4. Kon tiki

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    Had a look but I signed this one a long time ago :Eeek:
     
  5. meggie

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    signed up
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    thats me signed
     
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    Tis dun
     
  8. slurps2

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  9. Bronnie

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    Some lay-bys have signs saying `Caravans No Overnight Stopping` yet they are ignored by lorry drivers. Travellers take months to move off with Court orders. Why pick on caravans and campervans? In France some villages have overnight facilities for Motorhomes and the village pubs and cafes do a bomb with the extra trade it brings! Only in Britain is anything on wheels frowned upon.:Angry:
    Ever tried to park in most major towns with a camper van over 2.4 mtrs high? I am lucky [lucky??] as I have a Blue Badge and park in the street, so boo to them!:ROFLMAO:
     
  10. Pete45

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  11. Hayleylulu

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    we have done it :thumb::thumb:
     
  12. Douglas

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    I used to join in with this kind of thing, but now I getting a little worried about how much personal information is floating about that I myself have put on the net.

    Just try searching your own name and other handles about you self!

    Doug...
     
  13. Yetties

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    We have both done it now too
     
  14. lesleyjean

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    I have signed up.

    Lesley
     
  15. Lynn

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    Been to site but quess what - During the official campaign period for the General Election the e-Petitions system will be closed to new submissions and signatures. The Government will also not issue reponses to petitions during this period.
    So couldn't sign.:cry:

    We both will sign when open again.
    Lynn & Bert
     
  16. cornishgail

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    The petition is now closed -what became of it?
     
  17. spiritsfree

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    The same as usual Cornishgail, the government side stepped it and put the responsibility on to the local authorities:Angry:
     
  18. robnchris

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    Have a look at the date of posting, you are 12 months too late.
     
  19. Spacerunner

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    These petitions are a total waste of time and just a con by the government to make you think they care.

    Far, far better is to contact your local council and explain what we need. Tell them what they do on the Continent and how happy local businesses are to welcome free spending tourists.

    Tell them to contact Teignmouth local authority to see how they welcome motorhomes.

    Don't waste your time with Westminster (cough..spit!) speak, contact and make friends with your local authority.
     
  20. Parcverger

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    In France the FFCC (French Federation of Camping Cars (or equivalent) have a scheme under which a camping car can arrive at a campsite after 6pm and depart before 10am the next morning for a charge which on a 2* campsite is 8,50 Euros plus electricity. This is well used, as it allows motorhomers to use the campsite facilities (showers, toilets etc) for a reasonable charge, and enables the campsite owner to fill vacant pitches.

    OK, there are aires around, but a scheme such as this operated by CC or C&CC could give everyone an option throughout the UK.

    Just a thought.....

    Bob
     
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