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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 general election candidates

Dynamo has written to the nine candidates for our two local constituencies (five for Morecambe and Lunesdale, four for Lancaster and Fleetwood) to ask them for their views on the future of cycling.  In particular, we have asked about the … Continue reading

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New contra-flow cycle lane for South Road, Morecambe

The County Council has approved plans for a contra-flow cycle lane and zebra crossing on South Road, Morecambe.  Details here.

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Reply from the County Council to our A6 e-petition

Dynamo has received a reply from the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport in response to our e-petition for cyclist and pedestrian safety on the A6 south.  It’s more a list of reasons why things haven’t been done, but it is … Continue reading

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Road accidents involving cyclists 2014-16

Dynamo requested numbers and details of cyclist accidents in our district between 2014 and 2016 from Lancashire Constabulary and got a speedy response.  We received both a letter and a summary of the collisions set out in a spreadsheet. Headline figures are … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s updated response to draft Cycling & Walking Strategy

Dynamo has updated its November 2016 response to Lancashire County Council’s draft Cycling and Walking Strategy.  You can read the document here. Basically: what will they do to curb car use, and how do they intend to get children walking … Continue reading

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Questions to ask County Council candidates

Lancashire County Council is the highways authority for our district, and they are the ones who decide on cycle infrastructure and safety.  With the local elections on Thursday 4 May, here is a suggestion. When candidates for the County Council … Continue reading

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Glasson path volunteer work – Wednesday 26 April

The local Sustrans group is organising a maintenance day on Wednesday 26 April from 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. on the Glasson path  Meet at the Café d’Lune, Condor Green, armed with any basic equipment you use in your garden … Continue reading

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