Shropshire Star

Is this the worst area in Shropshire for 'inconsiderate parking?

Parking in some streets in a Shropshire town has got so bad that refuse lorries have been blocked and fire engines could not possibly navigate the roads, say police.

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Officers are now urging residents to think about how they park up around the Barke Street, Orchard Street And Rhea hall areas in Highley and saying that a clamp down is on the way.

PC Nicholas Nolan, a police safer neighbourhood officer in Highley and Cleobury Mortimer, said: "We are working hard to tackle anti-social behaviour, particularly vehicle based ASB in Highley and Cleobury and the information provided to us by residents can be essential in taking action to make a difference where you live.

"West Mercia Police have received numerous reports of vehicles around the Barke Street, Orchard Street and Rhea Hall areas.