Author Archives: lancasterdynamo

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.

Planning applications

Here are recent planning applications that Dynamo has objected to: 18/01503/FUL – industrial units, Warton Road Carnforth.  Our objection was based on the fact that National Cycle Network route 90 runs along this stretch of Warton Road.  We suggested – … Continue reading

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Your comments, please, for BP garage on A6 south

The BP garage at the moment Lancashire County Council have drawn up plans to improve safety for cyclists outside the BP garage on the A6 in south Lancaster (just north of Booth’s supermarket). The plan is attached here.  Changes include colouring … Continue reading

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Support Cycling UK’s call for walking and cycling funds to be made available

Across the country, local councils (Lancashire County Council in our case) are currently producing Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans to improve how we move around public spaces.  Great idea . . . but the government isn’t giving councils any funding … Continue reading

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Heysham route and Veolia’s plans for an Energy Recovery Facility

Veolia has plans for an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) on Imperial Road Heysham.   This would burn waste from across Lancashire to power a steam-driven turbine, thereby producing electricity. Veolia is inviting comments on the proposals, so – from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Notes from the Netherlands

This is what priority for cyclists crossing side roads looks like: and this is when cycle paths cross main roads and cyclists have to give way: It’s so egalitarian: cars, lorries, bicycles – they all have their allotted space, and … Continue reading

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Advanced traffic lights for cyclists in London

From Patricia on her travels: Spotted in London today near Smithfield market: advanced traffic lights for cyclists. They’re easy to miss: I realise I’ve cycled past them before without ever noticing them. They could do with being more prominent so … Continue reading

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Lune flood works: article in this week’s Lancaster Guardian

This week’s Lancaster Guardian has a report on Monday’s Planning Committee meeting which approved the building of the Lune flood defence works.  You can read it in the paper or view a scan of it here.

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