Here is the promised press release:
In a bid to help residents and businesses on Hayling Island a new pilot parking scheme is to be introduced giving motorist 20 minutes free parking.
12 parking bays will be marked in two Car Park locations on the Island; West side of Elm Grove at the rear of the shops the East side of Elm Grove – adjacent to the Health Centre by the end of May 2013.
This will give residents and visitors to opportunity to park their vehicles for 20 minutes free of charge with a no return within two hour policy.
New parking fees where introduced borough wide from 13 February 2013 but Havant Borough Council have been working closely with local businesses in an effort to assist speed shoppers who simply pop to the shops to purchase newspapers milk etc.