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Number Plate News Archives

Every year the DVLA releases two new number plate variations for the UK and every year certain number plates, some of which are very sought-after, get taken off the market without warning. This is because the DVLA always vet future releases...

By Peter Jepson
24/07/2014

There have been more than 2,500 number plate thefts across Merseyside over the last two years. Criminals used stolen plates for a variety of crimes: from avoiding speeding fines armed robbery. Some plates are also stolen out of vandalism...

By Peter Jepson
19/07/2014

DVLA Swansea closed our local office, Stockton-on-Tees, on Friday, 25th of October. We at National Numbers will miss this face-to-face resource very much. We have been in business for more than 30 years and during all this time have relied...

By Peter Jepson
31/10/2013

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency have been criticised over the centralised handling of personalised number plate transfers by members of the motoring industry. Concerns were voiced after the DVLA had revealed in-depth...

By Peter Jepson
18/09/2013

Three Essex drivers are still on the road, despite having more than 30 points on their driving licences between them. The shocking figures revealed by the DVLA show the drivers, from Southend, Colchester and...

By Peter Jepson
03/04/2013

It has been reported that a man who was shot dead by police may have been sitting in a stolen car with false number plates when the incident took place.

By Matthew Smith
27/03/2012

Ian "Blink" McDonald, one of Scotland's most famous gangsters, has sold his most prized number plate for over £20,000.

By Matthew Smith
21/01/2012

A new proposal was published today that recommends closure of all of the 39 local DVLA offices in the UK, in a bid to save government money. The proposals will be subject to consultation today, with closures possibly starting by the end of...

By Helen
14/12/2011

A student who stole hundreds of pounds worth of petrol from a number of petrol stations in the West Midlands has been ordered to undertake community service.

By Matthew Smith
13/11/2011

At National Numbers, we always get excited about new number plate releases. Especially when they offer our customers many extra choices for private number plates. And the next release of 12 series number plates promises to do just that. So...

By Helen
10/11/2011

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