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    • kelly4509
    • By kelly4509 4th Jun 17, 3:46 PM
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    SIP/Gladstones draft Defence - seeking feedback
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    • 4th Jun 17, 3:46 PM
    SIP/Gladstones draft Defence - seeking feedback 4th Jun 17 at 3:46 PM
    Hi all,

    Received a CCC bought by SIP for alleged parking contravention at Spaw Street Arches Manchester. I have put together a draft defence and would welcome any feedback.

    Quick overview:
    - PCN stated the contravention was 'No ticket displayed'
    - Payment was attempted by PaybyPhone but due to assumed system failure no payment was actually taken. I have phone record evidence of a 6min call to PBP on the day in question.
    - I sent a written appeal to SIP in the first instance and another to Gladstones in response to their LBC. No response received to either.
    - I identified myself as the driver in the letter to SIP (schoolgirl error i know, it was before I discovered this forum !!!) but reverted back to no identification in my letter to Gladstones.

    Defence posted below.

    Thanks in advance!
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 4th Oct 17, 10:13 PM
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    So today was the big day and the Judge found in my favour

    I even remembered to claim back my costs

    I will post a full summary of the day tomorrow but for now i really want to thank Coupon Mad and all the other contributors to this forum as without your help, advice and support I would never have had the confidence to continue with this 'journey' which started back in September 2016.

    And to anyone in a similar boat my advice is DONT GIVE UP! If I can do it, anyone can
    Originally posted by kelly4509
    Hooray!! Well done to you after a whole year!

    Looking forward to your court report: which Judge/which court/ who rocked up & what happened...!

    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • Lamilad
    • By Lamilad 4th Oct 17, 10:24 PM
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    Outstanding, well done! Looking forward to that report and what the judge said when dismissing the claim
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 5th Oct 17, 8:12 AM
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    There you go. Great result against an increasingly litigious PPC. Look forward to reading all the dirt detail.
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • billy87
    • By billy87 16th Oct 17, 12:55 AM
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    great news.
    • ParkerManc
    • By ParkerManc 5th Jan 18, 2:56 PM
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    Any update on how the day went Kelly? I'm using your defense as my template and I'm glad to see it worked for you!
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