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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 15th Apr 18, 12:59 PM
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    BMPA - Gone for good?
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    • 15th Apr 18, 12:59 PM
    BMPA - Gone for good? 15th Apr 18 at 12:59 PM
    What's happening here? 'Gone for good'?

    Who/what is Parking Appeals (PADI)? Legitimate move, or a hack?

    http://www.bmpa.eu
    Last edited by Umkomaas; 15-04-2018 at 4:44 PM.
    Please note, we are not a legal, residential or credit advice forum, rather one that helps motorists fight private parking charges, primarily at the 'front-end' of the process.
    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.
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 15th Apr 18, 10:14 PM
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    • #2
    • 15th Apr 18, 10:14 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 10:14 PM
    BMPA Zendesk doesn't look too healthy either:

    Bummer. It looks like the help center at bmpa.zendesk.com no longer exists.
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    • waamo
    • By waamo 15th Apr 18, 10:18 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 10:18 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 10:18 PM
    It's a real shame. I found it a fantastic resource.
    This space for hire.
    • kryten3000
    • By kryten3000 15th Apr 18, 11:10 PM
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    • #4
    • 15th Apr 18, 11:10 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 11:10 PM
    Looks like archive.org has a recent snapshot, you can also use the Google cache by searching
    "bmpa <parking company>" and then clicking on the little green arrow next to the url result and selecting "cache".
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 16th Apr 18, 12:51 AM
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    • #5
    • 16th Apr 18, 12:51 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 12:51 AM
    No, rumours of its demise are premature and wrong!

    I should have posted this earlier, sorry, been out. I have this update from the BMPA, from the horse's mouth:

    ''If you've been using or quoting the BMPA links such as the parking scams one at

    https://bmpa.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/200972401-Parking-Scams

    it will no longer work.

    All the BMPA stuff is being migrated over to PADI so you change the bmpa.zendesk part to padi.zendesk so the above link will read

    https://padi.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/200972401-Parking-Scams

    The BMPA links on the main site will be migrated over gradually''.


    It's probably to improve the hosting of the website and/or keep it cost efficient I expect, after all it's a free resource.

    Legitimately now moved to PADI and it's perfectly safe to tell people this while it moves across.

    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT UNLESS IN SCOTLAND OR NI
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
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    • #6
    • 16th Apr 18, 6:34 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 6:34 AM
    It's probably to improve the hosting of the website and/or keep it cost efficient I expect, after all it's a free resource.
    You'll likely see almost all websites even this one will be changing over the next few months due to GDPR. Even the Citizens Advice one.

    Perhaps it is the time to ask CAB to change the stuff they are holding.
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 16th Apr 18, 7:17 AM
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    • #7
    • 16th Apr 18, 7:17 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 7:17 AM
    I wish people would leave things alone.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • _Mozzy_
    • By _Mozzy_ 1st May 18, 9:50 PM
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    • #8
    • 1st May 18, 9:50 PM
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    • 1st May 18, 9:50 PM
    Hello,
    Has anyone got through to PADI? or any news on the BMPA move over to PADI as I have had no contact back from them since their last email to me on 23rd April. It's getting rather worrying now as they have been helping me on a case for the last year and now seem to have gone.

    Thanks in advance.
    Dave
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 1st May 18, 9:53 PM
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    • #9
    • 1st May 18, 9:53 PM
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    • 1st May 18, 9:53 PM
    It is becoming a self-help information resource. I believe that PADI (BMPA) now just point people to pepipoo or MSE as they know we will give good advice and stay on a case.
    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT UNLESS IN SCOTLAND OR NI
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
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