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About lancasterdynamo

Dynamo is a cycling group, established in 1994, to work with official bodies, other cycling organisations and interested individuals to promote cycling as a safe, enjoyable and healthy means of transport.

Come to the Dynamo AGM on Tuesday 30 October at 7.30 p.m. at the Gregson

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A site visit for Lancaster’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP)

On 26 September, under grey skies, Matt Hodges and Tim Dant from Dynamo did some blue skies thinking with a team of planners, consultants and engineers from Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City and Lancaster University. Eight of us set off from … Continue reading

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German train envy

Spotted today in Frankfurt: the bicycle carriage on a regional train.  The kind of train that might carry you from – oooh, I don’t know – say, Lancaster to Leeds.

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Long Marsh Lane to become a no-through-road

Long Marsh Lane in Lancaster is to become a no-through road as part of the conditions of planning permission 17/00203 for 149 new houses on St George’s Quay.  At the moment it is becoming more and more hazardous crossing from … Continue reading

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Small update on the River Lune plans

With regard to the planning application for flood management works beside the River Lune between Skerton Bridge and the Holiday Inn, Dynamo has learned from the City Council that consultants are working up the design of the diversion route but … Continue reading

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Objection to planning application in Hornby

Dynamo has objected to the latest planning application in Hornby – 76 houses plus a medical practice, reference number 18/01165/HYB.  This is a revamp of planning application 17/01142/FUL.  Dynamo’s response remains the same: This appears to be application 17/01142 re-submitted … Continue reading

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Support Cycling UK’s “Campaign for Road Justice”

From the Cycling UK campaign for Road Justice Our road traffic laws are failing to deliver justice or promote road safety – over 10,000 people hold valid licences despite having more than 12 penalty points. Help us correct our flawed … Continue reading

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