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Armagh police warning to motorists who obstruct pavements by parking

Action to concentrate on areas around local schools

Police have sounded a warning to motorists who cause obstructions by parking on pavements.

And they are to focus their attentions to the areas around local schools.

The PSNI says that pavement parking is an issue which concerns many Armagh residents – especially those around schools.

Armagh police have taken to social media to say they will be out and about to advise motorists of the legalities.

In particular, they will be concentrating in the areas around Convent Road and College Hill.

The PSNI in Armagh posted on Facebook: “We appreciate that motorists sometimes park or wait on pavements so as not to cause an obstruction on roads however, obstructing the pavement is illegal.

“We will be out advising waiting motorists especially in Convent Road and College Hill.

“Please park responsibly and leave enough room for wheelchairs, the elderly, prams and fellow motorists.”

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