Two town centres will welcome shoppers to park for free to encourage people to shop local
Car parks in Redcar and Guisborough town centres will be free in the run up to Christmas .
The offer will start in council-operated car parks and parking bays in the heart of the town towns from 1pm each day, from Sunday December 1 to Tuesday December 31.
Councillor Wayne Davies, the cabinet member for economic development, said: "We’re very pleased to support local businesses and make this festive offer in our town centres.
"I would urge everyone to use our fantastic local shops, including the increasing numbers of great quality independent retailers. There really is something for everyone."
Redcar and Cleveland Council said concessions will operate in the very heart of the shopping centres but not in more out of town centre areas.
Normal charging will resume on Wednesday 1 January.
The following will have free parking from 1pm:
- Station Road
- High Street
- King Street Car Park
- Graffenburg Street Car Park
- Turner Street Car Park
- Church Square Car Park
- Patten Lane Car Park
- Reid Terrace Car Park
- Fountain Street East Car Park
- Fountain West Car Park