Category Archives: City and County Councils

Objection to planning application for 71 dwellings on Pathfinders Drive, Lancaster

Dynamo has objected to a planning application (reference 17/01074/HYB) for up to 71 dwellings on the land at Royal Albert Farm, Pathfinders Drive, Lancaster (just off Ashton Road).  This is our submission: 1.  The only cycle route to/from this development is … Continue reading

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Greyhound Bridge

When work begins early next year on the Greyhound Bridge, the surrounding infrastructure will also need to be reformed for the proposed 23 weeks of the works. Dynamo member and veteran cycle campaigner, Matt Hodges, has done a brilliant forensic … Continue reading

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Quernmore Road shared-use path

After the   l o n g   wait for the Quernmore Road shared-use path, it is disappointing to note that the contractors have “forgotten” to put a dropped kerb in at the Willow Grove end.  An email has been … Continue reading

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Funding for Heysham-Lancaster off-road delayed

We asked Lancashire County Council about progress on the Heysham-Lancaster off-road route (see our Campaigns page), and received the following response: The capital programme shows that the design work is identified to be completed by March 2018 which will identify … Continue reading

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Spurs to the Bay Gateway

Over-optimistic as ever, Dynamo had assumed that the short spurs that connect the new Bay Gateway shared-use path to existing routes were still to be properly surfaced. Not necessarily with silky-smooth tarmac, but neither quite so gravelly. Easy to cycle up with normal … Continue reading

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Objection to planning application at Vale of Lune Rugby Club

Dynamo has objected to the application for 51 houses by the Vale of Lune Rugby Club (reference 17/00309/FUL) as there are not enough details for the  proposed shared-use path from the Bare cricket club alongside one-way Powderhouse Lane to the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

With the change in administration at Lancashire County Council following May’s local elections, there is a new person in the post of Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport: Councillor Keith Iddon.  Dynamo has written to Councillor Iddon to welcome him … Continue reading

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