Warden slapped ticket on disabled mourner's car

A TRAFFIC warden ticketed a disabled father s car while he buried his daughter s ashes because its blue badge was facing the wrong way. The ceremony for Jean Jackson, held in St Margaret s churchyard last Sunday, was interrupted by the incident which left

A TRAFFIC warden ticketed a disabled father's car while he buried his daughter's ashes because its blue badge was facing the wrong way.

The ceremony for Jean Jackson, held in St Margaret's churchyard last Sunday, was interrupted by the incident which left the mourning family fuming.

Wheelchair bound Dennis Keenan, who will be 90 in December, and his wife Hilda, 88, attended the service in their son Robert's car, to say a last goodbye to their daughter.

They legally parked outside the church in Broadway, Barking, but placed the identification part of Dennis' disabled badge round the wrong way.


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"All the other parts of the badge were in order," said Robert. "You could clearly see that it was valid and how long we had been parked there for."

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