Category Archives: campaigns

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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Our A6 safety campaign – follow-up

Following our A6 petition, Dynamo wrote a press release calling on the County Council to keep its commitment to improving safety on the A6 south for cyclists and pedestrians. This week’s Lancaster Guardian carries a report, including comments from the County … Continue reading

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A6 petition closes with 733 signatures

Thank you to everyone who supported our petition for safer cycling on the A6 south.  It closed on 7 March with 733 signatures in support. And now for a press release and another wait for the County Council’s response.

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New petition for A6 safety measures

Dynamo has been campaigning for safety improvements on the A6 for several years. We stepped this up in December 2014 when we wrote to Lancashire County Council about the awful accident statistics and demanded action. We then worked up a … Continue reading

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Big new housing development at Bailrigg/Whinney Carr

The long-threatened housing development around Bailrigg and Whinney Carr in south Lancaster has been given a boost by government funding for “garden villages”. (See this week’s  Lancaster Guardian article and the City Council’s publicity document.) The brief is for “high levels … Continue reading

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Letter to Councillor John Fillis re A6 safety

As part of Dynamo’s long-running campaign to get Lancashire County Council to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians on the A6, we have written again to County Councillor John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport. Read our latest letter here. … Continue reading

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