Credit where it’s due.

We spend a lot of time giving the council a hard time, and so it started this morning, when Tim Harris spotted this appalling piece of parking by a council contractor.

Parking on the cycle laneWhy a driver would think it appropriate to park here at any time is beyond us, but to compound the error, there were apparently clear parking bays just 50m away. We asked Councillor Speak (Cabinet member for Transport) to look into this, and by the afternoon he’d tweeted this:

TweetingIt’s only a small thing, but if you ever needed proof that it’s small individual actions like this that make the world a better place …