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Council offers free car parking in Upton to help businesses

Malvern Hills District Council has announced that there will be free car parking in Upton upon Severn over the next few weeks to help encourage shoppers and visitors back to the town in support of local businesses.
 
The amnesty, which applies to Pay and Display car parks only (not on-street parking) took affect from Saturday 1 March and will run to the 23 March.
 
Cllr Phil Grove, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development at MHDC said:
 
"Economic Development is a key priority for this council and after the recent flooding, we are doing everything we can to help businesses recover.  Offering free parking in council car parks will we hope encourage people to visit the town and together with other initiatives such as grants to help flood damaged businesses, we are determined to do everything we can to support them."