Category Archives: budget

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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Whatever happened to the Local Sustainable Transport Fund?

For almost a year Dynamo has been trying to get a breakdown of how the £5 million awarded to Lancashire County Council in 2012 to make the A6 sustainable (whatever that means in authority-speak; probably more about economic activity than … Continue reading

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Funds for bridge work on shared-use paths

Good news that Lancashire County Council has put funds aside to maintain some of the bridges which are an essential feature of our district’s shared-use paths.  (Anyone remember the long closure of the Crook o’Lune bridge a few years back?) … Continue reading

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Let’s all move to Edinburgh!

Spokes, the Lothian cycling campaign which covers Edinburgh, reports in its latest newsletter that Edinburgh City Council is going to get round to spending 10% of its transport budget on cycling.  It’ll happen in small stages – 8% this year, … Continue reading

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