Category Archives: City and County Councils

More objections to planning applications

Dynamo has objected to two planning applications currently in the pipeline: Offices and factory on land off Imperial Road, Heysham – 18/00154/FUL Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects strongly to this application for the following reasons: * This is … Continue reading

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Respond to Lancaster City Council’s consultation on Bailrigg Garden Village

Lancaster City Council is holding an informal consultation on plans for “Bailrigg Garden Village” i.e. 3,500 new homes. The deadline is Wednesday 11 July and the consultation is at http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/bailrigg-garden-village. Please do respond to this – particularly if you live in … Continue reading

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Delay to the Cycling & Walking Strategy

The County Council’s Cycling & Walking Strategy was due to go to the Council’s Cabinet in May, but this has been delayed.  The current County plan is for it to be presented to Cabinet in June 2018, seeking approval for … Continue reading

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Fading cycle lanes

Now that the icy weather has (we hope) passed, it’s time to do some road maintenance.  Dynamo has emailed the County Council Highways team asking them to re-paint the fast-fading cycle lanes on the A6 in, around and out of Lancaster.  They … Continue reading

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Winter gritting thanks

Dick has had a letter published in the Lancaster Guardian thanking the City Council for gritting over the last couple of icy snaps: Congratulations are in order for Lancaster City Council’s winter gritting team.  During the recent extreme weather the … Continue reading

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Boost to cycling in Lancashire – ???

The Lancashire Evening Post carries an interview with Brian Cookson, the former president of world cycling, who is keen to set up an international women’s cycle-racing team in Lancashire.  It sounds like a great boost to cycling and to women, … Continue reading

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Update on Lancashire Cycling & Walking Strategy

Lancashire County Council Cabinet will make a decision on the draft Cycling and Walking Strategy at its meeting on 10 May.  We haven’t seen the strategy since its last appearance in August 2016, so can only cross our fingers.

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