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Polite policing


This morning I mistakenly parked in the taxi rank bays outside the charity shop in Brodick. An innocent, but careless, error.

One of the policemen on duty duly entered the charity shop where I was browsing and asked if anyone here owned the red car parked outside. I called out, ‘Yes.’ Imagine my surprise when he politely told me that I was parked in the taxi zone and that I could end up with a ticket for so doing. I removed both myself and my car and headed off, relieved at the let-off and with no hint of gruffness from the officer at all.

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