Category Archives: City and County Councils

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

Posted in City and County Councils, M6 link road/Bay Gateway | 2 Comments

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

Posted in planning applications | Leave a comment

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

Posted in City and County Councils | Leave a comment

Heysham bypass road surface – what’s it like now?

Cyclists on the Heysham bypass road (in particular, by the second roundabout as you are coming from Heysham) will have noticed earlier this year that the already-narrow cycle lane was covered in potholes and lumps of concrete. County Councillor Gina … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, Heysham, M6 link road/Bay Gateway | 3 Comments

New contra-flow cycle lane for South Road, Morecambe

The County Council has approved plans for a contra-flow cycle lane and zebra crossing on South Road, Morecambe.  Details here.

Posted in City and County Councils, Cycle Infrastructure, Morecambe | Leave a comment

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

Posted in A6, campaigns, City and County Councils, safety | Leave a comment

Dynamo’s updated response to draft Cycling & Walking Strategy

Dynamo has updated its November 2016 response to Lancashire County Council’s draft Cycling and Walking Strategy.  You can read the document here. Basically: what will they do to curb car use, and how do they intend to get children walking … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, consultation, transport policy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment