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Archive for November, 2013

Shropshire taxi licensing fees to rise by up to 216pc

  November 29, 2013 10:59 Councillors have voted to hike the cost of a variety of licensing fees on Shropshire taxi drivers by as much as 216 per cent – despite complaints by cabbies that the current service is “atrocious”. shropshirestar.com The council’s licensing and safety sub committee voted through a range of new pricing […]

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London cab ranks news and suspensions

Suspensions Rank number Location Start date End date Notes 5666 Harrington Road (South Kensington Station) 18.00, Saturday 23 November 2013 06.00, Sunday 24 November 2013 The 2nd portion only by the kerbside will be suspended to allow for loading and unloading builders materials for upgrade works at NatWest bank. The centre of the road rank […]

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Spot checks to stop dubious taxi drivers running for cover

By Tom Edwards DUBIOUS taxi drivers who try and escape on-the-spot checks in Worcester won’t be able to get away anymore. Worcester City Council says too many cabbies see enforcement workers coming for random inspections and flee because they realise their vehicles will fail. From now on, instead of walking down Foregate Street to flag […]

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