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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.

A ride along the Caton Road diversion

Dick and Matt are meeting the Road Safety Engineer from Lancashire County Council this Wednesday to get a better look at the proposed diversion.  Expect some comments and photos. Advertisements

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Update on railway station bicycle racks

A small update on the semi-upright bicycle racks that Virgin Trains wants to install at Lancaster railway station. Matt and others have a meeting with a representative from Virgin Trains next month to express cyclists’ concerns about the universal usability of the … Continue reading

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Closure of roads around Nicky Nook for car race – Saturday 23 March

On Saturday 23 March, quiet roads around Nicky Nook will be closed to the public – including cyclists wanting a pleasant ride on National Cycle Network 6 and walkers wanting to access popular routes – so that cars can race around on public … Continue reading

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Ideas for the Canal Quarter in Lancaster

Dynamo attended a stakeholder engagement workshop (ooh, we get around!) at the end of February at Lancaster Town Hall.  This was organised by consultants Planit-IE; around 60 people were present from local organisations and the City and County Councils.  The … Continue reading

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Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … Continue reading

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Objections to planning applications at Cockerham and Ellel

Dynamo has objected to the following planning applications: 31 dwellings in Cockerham – reference 19/00164: Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects to this planning application on the grounds that it does not include provision for a safe, sustainable cycle … Continue reading

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Trees cut down along Millennium Path

The Lancaster Guardian has an article this week about the almost-1,000 trees which are being cut down for the flood defence works on the riverside path.  Below is a scan of the article.

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