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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.

Objection to planning application for 9 detached houses on green fields in Aldcliffe

Dynamo has objected to the planning application for 9 detached dwellings in the village of Aldcliffe – reference 19/01460 – as follows: Dynamo objects to this planning application on the grounds that: 1.   it does not offer a safe, … Continue reading

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Ask your election candidates to support cycling

(Apologies for not mentioning this earlier.) Cycling UK is asking all cyclists to contact their parliamentary candidates to see if they will support an increase in investment in cycling and walking to at least 5% of transport spending next year, … Continue reading

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Reporting road faults to Lancashire County Council

A reminder that you can report road faults – potholes, faded road markings, etc. – to Lancashire County Council’s Report It website.  It is easy to use, and you can upload up to 5 photographs.  Alternatively, you can telephone 0300 … Continue reading

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Objection to planning application for 37 houses on Bowerham Lane

Dynamo has objected to planning application 19/01158 for 37 dwellings on green fields on Bowerham Lane between Hala and the M6 as follows: Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects to this application as there is no provision in the … Continue reading

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Working on the Caton Road alternative cycle route

Work has begun on Caton Road to provide an alternative cycle route for the year and a half during which the Millennium Path between Lancaster and the Holiday Inn will be closed for flood defence works. This photo shows the … Continue reading

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Objection to planning application for 680 houses NE of Bailrigg Lane

Dynamo has objected to planning application 19/01135/OUT for up to 680 dwellings north east of Bailrigg Lane in south Lancaster.  This proposed development would fill in the fields between Bailrigg and Hala. Our objection reads: Dynamo wishes to object to … Continue reading

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St George’s Quay and high tides

The shared-use path on St George’s Quay (pictured) occasionally has to be closed at high tide.  There’s no argument about that, but sometimes there’s a long delay in re-opening the gates.  The reason for this is a shortage of staff … Continue reading

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