Car parking fines to rise

EXCESS car parking charges are going up in council-run car parks in Sudbury and Hadleigh later this year.

Babergh District Council has agreed to increase the fees but has yet to set an implementation date.

It has agreed to increase parking fines, if not paid within 14 days, from £45 to £55 – a 22 per cent rise.

Fees for fines paid within 14 days with go up from £15 to £25 – a 67 per cent increase.

Parking charges will remain the same.