Empty driveways earn homeowners more than £1,000 per year in 25 towns and cities

New research highlights that households are earning more than £1,000 per year on average in 25 UK towns and cities simply by renting out their driveways, when not being used, to other motorists needing somewhere to park.

The annual study by online parking portal , which lists more than 350,000 parking spaces across the UK, reveals that Londoners are making the...

More Plymouth homeowners renting out driveways

Homeowners in Plymouth have made over £25,000 in additional income by renting out their empty driveways online, new figures from peer-to-peer parking website JustPark can reveal.

A growing number of residents are advertising their spare parking spaces on the platform - with JustPark now listing over twice as many driveways in the city as it was 12 months ago.

The number of...

Rogue traders jailed for defrauding elderly

Two men, who pleaded guilty to fraud and consumer protection offences, have received prison sentences for conning elderly and vulnerable people for thousands of pounds.

Rogue traders, James Doran of Quedgely in Gloucester and Patrick Conners of Hatfield in Hertfordshire, pleaded guilty to a variety of offences committed in the summer of 2012 in Plymouth and Exeter.

Trading as...