By Mike Laycock in The Press.
Motorists who were wrongly fined for crossing York’s Lendal Bridge during a trial traffic ban have only got until this Thursday to claim a refund.
The Press revealed earlier this year that thousands of pounds in penalty charge notices (PCNs) were still lying unclaimed in City of York Council’s accounts.
Only 29,000 Lendal Bridge fines had been refunded at that stage, out of a total of 48,000 drivers who were entitled to get their money back.
Just over 6,500 out of 12,000 motorists who were entitled to refunds for using Coppergate while a ban was enforced through automatic number plate recognition had applied to get their money back.
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