LONDON (AP) — It's the next best thing to parking that costs peanuts: parking that costs chestnuts.
A company that runs lots in the English cities of Leeds and Manchester is temporarily letting drivers pay with the dark brown seeds that fall from horse chestnut trees each autumn.
Town Centre Car Parks is accepting horse chestnuts for parking time at a rate of 20 pence (32 cents) apiece.
So far it has collected about 1,500 of the nuts, known as conkers after the traditional game in which children take turns trying to smash them.
The week-long "Bonkers for Conkers" campaign is due to end Sunday but may be extended.
The firm said Thursday it plans to sponsor a forest to help offset carbon emissions. It hasn't decided what to do with the conkers.
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NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
A 24-year-old man being sought after his mother and brother were found dead in their Lehigh Acres, Florida home may be heading to Buffalo.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Some lake snow today, though the next system on Saturday will bring a more widespread coating
It appears snowy weather scared off about half the crowd expected at Thursday night's Common Core forum at WNED TV studios in Buffalo.
GingerBread Lane, a 300-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, icing and candy, has been designated world's largest gingerbread village by Guinness World Records.