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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.

More objections to planning applications

Dynamo has objected to two planning applications currently in the pipeline: Offices and factory on land off Imperial Road, Heysham – 18/00154/FUL Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects strongly to this application for the following reasons: * This is … Continue reading

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Email exchange with Transpennine about bikes on trains policy

Dynamo emailed Leo Goodwin, the chairman of Transpennine Express: Dear Mr Goodwin I am writing to you about your company’s recent change of policy requiring cyclists to reserve a space on your trains at least 24 hours before travel. I … Continue reading

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Mike’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Mike, known to his friend’s son – for obvious reasons – as “Mike on a Bike”. He welcomes the positive effect on his sense of wellbeing that cycling to and from work along the canal brings him.  … Continue reading

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Respond to Lancaster City Council’s consultation on Bailrigg Garden Village

Lancaster City Council is holding an informal consultation on plans for “Bailrigg Garden Village” i.e. 3,500 new homes. The deadline is Wednesday 11 July and the consultation is at http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/bailrigg-garden-village. Please do respond to this – particularly if you live in … Continue reading

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Emily’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Emily – a self-confessed fair-weather cyclist (fair enough, we think), who prefers the bus to the bicycle in the winter months. Emily is complimentary about Lancaster University’s efforts to encourage cycle and bus use: currently 13% of … Continue reading

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Always lock your wheel AND your frame . . .

Spotted in Manchester today:

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Tim’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Tim – our speaker at last year’s Dynamo AGM – whose commute may strike some of us as more like a day trip requiring a café stop and a snooze afterwards! The beautiful Lancashire countryside around the Lune … Continue reading

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