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    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 11th Jul 17, 2:01 PM
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    My parking charge part of excel
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    • 11th Jul 17, 2:01 PM
    My parking charge part of excel 11th Jul 17 at 2:01 PM
    Hi
    I use a car park park and go to the gym and I have been given tickets from the gym to display in the car. (MAX 3 hours stay)

    Last week i went to the gym but out of human error i put the incorrect date on it ( i put the following day) and I have been issued a 60.00 fine

    I went online and appealed it and i have just rec an email saying they are going to send me a letter in writing? .....why dont they just reply with an answer in the email..

    Do I have to pay it?


    Help needed please
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    • Redx
    • By Redx 11th Jul 17, 3:02 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 3:02 PM
    get the gym to cancel it
    Newbies !!
    Private Parking ticket? check the 2 sticky threads by coupon-mad and crabman in the Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking Board forum for the latest advice or maybe try pepipoo or C.A.G. or legal beagles forums if you need legal advice as well because this parking forum is not about debt collectors or legal matters per se
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 11th Jul 17, 3:51 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 3:51 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 3:51 PM
    Hi
    I use a car park park and go to the gym and I have been given tickets from the gym to display in the car. (MAX 3 hours stay)

    Last week i went to the gym but out of human error i put the incorrect date on it ( i put the following day) and I have been issued a 60.00 fine

    I went online and appealed it and i have just rec an email saying they are going to send me a letter in writing? .....why dont they just reply with an answer in the email..

    Do I have to pay it?
    Originally posted by Pompey254
    No, you don't.

    You do realise the answer will be to decline your 'appeal'? You should not have done that, you've given away who was driving.

    Please read the NEWBIES PLEASE READ THESE FAQS FIRST thread, top of this forum.

    Get the Gym Manager to cancel it, ask urgently (this week) and take a copy of the fake PCN with you, and keep the original. Insist it is cancelled, do NOT be told to 'appeal'. Tell them you have researched and Excel do not allow appeals, and they sue people - and if they do you will get the Gym added into the claim to answer for why they are penalising Gym members and not cancelling PCNs you KNOW they can, with one email/phone call.

    Be VERY assertive (but polite too), deep breath, and only speak to the Gym Manager.

    To see other PCNs just like yours, search the forum for 'myparkingcharge.'

    NO-ONE here pays these.
    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.

    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 13th Jul 17, 3:11 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:11 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:11 PM
    Just received a letter and they have increased the fine to 100!!

    No knowledge of my appeal stated in the letter

    Is this a scare tactic? This is very worrying for me
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 13th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
    Just received a letter and they have increased the fine to 100!!
    Originally posted by Pompey254
    And...so what? It's not a fine and was always 100. Please do NOT tell me about the 'discount' (LOL).

    You were expecting that, having read all the other threads you searched for earlier and read.

    To see other PCNs just like yours, search the forum for 'myparkingcharge.'

    NO-ONE here pays these.
    Your case is the same as all the others. Same old stuff, please read some other threads rather than panic at each poxy letter. At this rate you will be screaming with fear when you get a BW Legal letter demanding 160, because so far you appear to have read no other threads.

    Everyone gets the same stuff. Yes they escalate the cost. Do you pay? Nope.

    This will end by you winning a court defence, so get a grip, this is early drivel.
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 13-07-2017 at 3:18 PM.
    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.

    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 13th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
    it was orignally 60 not 100, but I thank you for your advice
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 13th Jul 17, 3:48 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:48 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 3:48 PM
    it was orignally 60 not 100, but I thank you for your advice
    Originally posted by Pompey254
    No it wasn't. As I said:
    Please do NOT tell me about the 'discount' (LOL)
    This is 100 PCN, they all are, all the same. Not to be paid. Read other threads exactly like it.
    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.

    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 13th Jul 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 4:25 PM
    They have just had the pleasure of sending me this email

    We refer to your appeal in respect of the above Charge Notice (CN) received on 06/07/2017.Having considered the points you have raised and reviewed our records, we are unable to accept your appeal. Our main reason(s) for this decision are as follows:Signage states that valid permits are to be displayed when parking on site. As your vehicle was observed not displaying a valid permit for the day in question, the Notice was issued correctly. For clarification, you may view our photographic evidence by visiting www.myparkingcharge.co.uk.What you should do next - Either:1. Pay the Charge Notice (CN): In order to settle the Charge, the payment of 60 to reach us by 27/07/2017 or 100 to reach us by 10/08/2017 must be made. Failure to pay this charge within the stated times, may result in Debt Recovery Action being taken and further costs up to an additional 60 being incurred. Payments can be made online at www.myparkingcharge.co.uk by following the links for "Pay Now", or over the phone by calling 0845 226 9138 by using a valid Credit or Debit Card. (If paying by Credit Card a surcharge of 1.00 will apply). OR: 2. Appeal to the Independent Appeals Services (IAS): If you believe this decision is incorrect, you are entitled to appeal to the IAS. In order to appeal, the IAS will need the following information (which is also contained in the subject header of this correspondence must be submitted to the IAS within 21 days of the date of this correspondence. Please visit www.theias.org for full details on how to submit an appeal online.13 July 2017



    ******what to do now?*****
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 13th Jul 17, 4:46 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 4:46 PM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 4:46 PM
    Read the NEWBIES thread and all the zillions of other Excel threads. This is already covered, and it is a total joke that they are pretending this 'PCN' is not a 'PCN' yet it leads to people appealing it and being rejected (that's a PCN then...).

    You really need to read all the other threads like yours, we can't keep repeating the same stuff.

    What happened when you were assertive with the Gym Manager which is the only way to cancel it?
    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.

    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 16th Aug 17, 2:58 PM
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    Ive now received a Notice of Intended Court proceedings letter and the fine has now gone to 100

    Apologies in advance but Im not good at all this terminology, I have gone on the advice on here and friends to ignore this.

    I did appeal this at the 60 and they ignored it and issued the fine for 100, any help is greatly appreciated, I have looked at the stickys on here but its like a maze trying to understand it all



    Thank you for your time in reading this
    • waamo
    • By waamo 16th Aug 17, 3:24 PM
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    I have gone on the advice on here and friends to ignore this.
    Advice on here to ignore it...I don't think so. That advice stopped in 2012. For clarity if anybody else reads this thread do not ignore tickets.

    Please tell your friends who said ignore it that they are muppets. Better still ask them to represent you in court if it gets that far, god forbid.

    In the Newbies thread is a section on Letters before Claim. Treat this as one and respond vigorously denying the charge.
    This space for hire.
    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 16th Aug 17, 3:47 PM
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    Advice on here to ignore it...I don't think so. That advice stopped in 2012. For clarity if anybody else reads this thread do not ignore tickets.

    Please tell your friends who said ignore it that they are muppets. Better still ask them to represent you in court if it gets that far, god forbid.

    In the Newbies thread is a section on Letters before Claim. Treat this as one and respond vigorously denying the charge.
    Originally posted by waamo


    Which one its all so confusing??
    • Lamilad
    • By Lamilad 16th Aug 17, 3:49 PM
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    Ive now received a Notice of Intended Court proceedings letter and the fine has now gone to 100

    Apologies in advance but Im not good at all this terminology, I have gone on the advice on here and friends to ignore this.

    I did appeal this at the 60 and they ignored it and issued the fine for 100, any help is greatly appreciated, I have looked at the stickys on here but its like a maze trying to understand it all



    Thank you for your time in reading this
    Originally posted by Pompey254
    Judging by this comment I doubt you have read the NEWBIES thread (a basic and essential requirement of any poster needing advice) or researched any other Excel cases?

    Have you even read the advice already given to you by Coupon Mad? I suspect not, as you are repeating things she has already corrected you on.

    Have you assertively told the gym manager to get the charge cancelled as advised 3 times above?

    Nothing that has happened so far is unusual or unexpected... So you're about to get a court claim from Excel... Welcome to the club - I could wallpaper my house with them

    How much have I paid them..... "0"

    How much have they paid me.... Over 100

    We will help you defend this claim, but you need to get on the ball, do lots of research and follow the advice given which sometimes requires taking action.

    If you're not prepared to put the effort in then neither are we. We have a lot of people to help and we do all this for free.
    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 16th Aug 17, 3:56 PM
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    Your very quick to Judge, when someone is asking for help, this is meant to be a friendly site, and some people dont understand the in's and out's of the templates involved. For eg if it was an elderly person they may not have the knowledge to fight their corner and just pay it to not cause any hassle.

    - Yes I have read other stickies and peoples posts - and everyones situation/story is different.

    I have spoken to the Manager - on many occasions and they are unable to help

    If you have had so many, shall I continue to fight this or just 'give in' so to speak. Its very daunting when this hasnt happened to me before.

    I am prepared to put the effort in, hence why doing the original post.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 16th Aug 17, 11:43 PM
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    Just read post #2 of the NEWBIES thread...we have had so many and we win almost all (only ONE lost in a year).

    Don't read other stickies or other threads which make you confused.
    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.

    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 19th Mar 18, 2:10 PM
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    Goo afternoon
    I have just recieved a formal LETTER BEFORE CLAIM letter with a balance of 192.82 to pay........Im at my wits end what to do - Any advice would be a tremedous help please
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 19th Mar 18, 2:54 PM
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    .Im at my wits end what to do

    Stop whining and grow a pair.

    They are fraudsters, liars, cheats, and bullies. They target the vulnerable, the easily gulled, and the stupid. If you are not in any of those categories, with our help, you can fight and beat them, millions before you have, but you really must read and understand the process, which is all set out on here. It may take you hours, but you will get there in the end.

    Watch this video of the Second Reading of Sir Greg Knight's Bill in the HofC recently to put these scammers to the sword.

    http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/2f0384f2-eba5-4fff-ab07-cf24b6a22918?in=12:49:41

    and complain in the most robust terms to your MP. With a fair wind most of these companies may well be put out of business by Christmas.
    Last edited by The Deep; 19-03-2018 at 3:00 PM.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • Pompey254
    • By Pompey254 19th Mar 18, 2:55 PM
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    Thank You Deep, i appreciate your reply, just need some guidance on what I can do next
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 19th Mar 18, 3:17 PM
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    just need some guidance on what I can do next

    Read Bargepole's guide to defending a court case, read other posts, follow the advice in post three, read The Parking Prankster's blogs, browse Parking Cowboys, legal Beagle, Honest John, CAG, but most importantly, read and re-read the stickies, no-one here will help you unless you are prepared to help yourself.

    You are caught up in a scam just as surely as if you bank account had been hacked.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 19th Mar 18, 3:29 PM
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    Thank You Deep, i appreciate your reply, just need some guidance on what I can do next
    Originally posted by Pompey254
    That's why I wrote post #2 of the NEWBIES FAQS thread; see my signature. 2 clicks.
    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.

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