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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.

Letter to County Council transport leads re Lancaster city centre safety

Dynamo has again written to County Councillor Keith Iddon, and this time also to County Councillor Andrew Snowden, regarding cyclist safety issues around South Road, the Pointer roundabout, and Lancaster’s one-way system. You can read the letter here. Advertisements

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Objection to planning application at Hillside Farm

There is a planning application (17/01307/FUL) for the erection of a food production facility at Hillside Farm, Heaton-with-Oxcliffe.  Desperately seeking funding for a Heysham-Lancaster route, Dynamo has objected to the application as follows: This development, by the admission of its … Continue reading

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Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe route study

Dynamo has been invited to a workshop next week “to inform the production of a Cycling and Walking Route Study which is examining opportunities along the main corridors between Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe”. Naturally, our first thought is of our proposed … Continue reading

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Cycle routes during closure of Greyhound Bridge

Lancashire County Council have issued a leaflet setting out the changes to traffic circulation for the six months’ (starting early 2018) closure of the Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster for maintenance. Basically, all existing shared-use paths will remain open. Skerton Bridge … Continue reading

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Dynamo cycle commuter series in the Lancaster Guardian

The Lancaster Guardian today is carrying the first in a series of features from local cycle commuters.  Read Hilary’s account of slow cycling. Look out for more cycle-commuting stories each week. Thank you to everyone who took part.  

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A railway bridge

It’s really not fair to compare Dutch cycle infrastructure to British (shooting fish in a barrel springs to mind), but look at this for a railway bridge . . .

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For slim cyclists only

A very narrow and short stretch of cycle lane spotted in Euston Road, London, this morning: Breathe in!

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