A Cornish town council has received warned residents about improper parking at one of its car parks.

The Penryn Town Council have received a complaint regarding vehicle parking in Permarin Car Park.

In a statement to those using the car park, the town council said: "Please park in the marked bays only as the car park also has a right of way to properties and businesses.

"Restricting access to larger vehicles for example emergency vehicles and recycling/rubbish collections, is dangerous and a health and safety concern.

"Thank you.

"The car park which belongs to Cornwall Council is rented by Penryn Town Council and kept as a free car park for residents and shoppers.

"There can’t be many places that do this, in the country – yet it often gets abused."

While kept free all year round by the town council, currently all Cornwall Council car parks are also free to park in and will remain so until mid-May, in order to support high streets as they get back to business.

This means people will not have to pay for a ticket until May 17

The council suspended parking charges at the beginning of lockdown in January to limit the spread of coronavirus and help those working from home find a parking space.