Category Archives: City and County Councils

Letter to County Council transport leads re Lancaster city centre safety

Dynamo has again written to County Councillor Keith Iddon, and this time also to County Councillor Andrew Snowden, regarding cyclist safety issues around South Road, the Pointer roundabout, and Lancaster’s one-way system. You can read the letter here. Advertisements

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Objection to planning application at Hillside Farm

There is a planning application (17/01307/FUL) for the erection of a food production facility at Hillside Farm, Heaton-with-Oxcliffe.  Desperately seeking funding for a Heysham-Lancaster route, Dynamo has objected to the application as follows: This development, by the admission of its … Continue reading

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Cycle routes during closure of Greyhound Bridge

Lancashire County Council have issued a leaflet setting out the changes to traffic circulation for the six months’ (starting early 2018) closure of the Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster for maintenance. Basically, all existing shared-use paths will remain open. Skerton Bridge … Continue reading

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Funding for the Lancaster-Heysham route?

A Dynamo member drew our attention to the fund established by DONG Energy as part of the Walney Island offshore wind farm extension.  It’s not an enormous fund, but it covers our area and local authorities are allowed to make … Continue reading

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Update on Pathfinders Drive planning application

Interesting to see that Highways Development Control at Lancashire County Council agreed with Dynamo about the need for cycle provision before the planning application for 71 dwellings at Pathfinders Drive, Ashton Road, Lancaster is approved. They want to see the … Continue reading

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Cycling Safety Programme

At its meeting on 12 October 2017, Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet agreed to revised criteria for developing the 2017/18 Cycling Safety Programme.  Now that the criteria (here) have been approved, they can get on with developing the actual Cycling Safety Programme. … Continue reading

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More planning applications

Dynamo has objected to two planning applications: 17/01121/VCN for student accommodation at 47/51 North Road, Lancaster, on the grounds that the promised Section 106 funding for improved transport links from the original application (13/01274/FUL from April 2014) have not yet … Continue reading

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