Category Archives: budget

Where the £0.5 million for cycle safety is going . . .

We were encouraged early last year by the news that Lancashire County Council had found £0.5 million for cycle safety measures in 2017/18 . . . but sadly, NONE of it is heading our way. At its meeting on 18 … Continue reading

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County Councillor’s attempts to get a ring-fenced budget for cycling and walking defeated

Green Party County Councillor Gina Dowding took a motion to the full County Council meeting on 14 December to attempt to get a portion of the highways budget ring-fenced for improvements to cycling and walking. There is currently ZERO budget allocated … 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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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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Funding for Lancaster end of Glasson path

Lancashire County Council has found £7,740 for the 2017/18 financial year for vehicle barriers and flood work on the path between New Quay Road and Aldcliffe Hall Lane.  See Appendix I on this page. Sadly it won’t address the state of the path further along.

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Extra funding for cycle safety in 2017/18

We have noted that the County Council will allocate £0.5 million to cycle safety in the next financial year.  The money was originally earmarked for parish bus funding (i.e. so that parishes could run their own bus services),  but there seems … Continue reading

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Funding for cycle safety in Lancashire

In April 2016 the Lancashire County Council Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport agreed the Capital Programme for Highway Maintenance, Road Safety, Cycling and Public Rights of Way New Starts.  More – if you really want it – at http://council.lancashire.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=8733. … Continue reading

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