Category Archives: planning applications

A ride along the Caton Road diversion

Dick and Matt are meeting the Road Safety Engineer from Lancashire County Council this Wednesday to get a better look at the proposed diversion.  Expect some comments and photos. Advertisements

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Update on railway station bicycle racks

A small update on the semi-upright bicycle racks that Virgin Trains wants to install at Lancaster railway station. Matt and others have a meeting with a representative from Virgin Trains next month to express cyclists’ concerns about the universal usability of the … Continue reading

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Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … Continue reading

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Objections to planning applications at Cockerham and Ellel

Dynamo has objected to the following planning applications: 31 dwellings in Cockerham – reference 19/00164: Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects to this planning application on the grounds that it does not include provision for a safe, sustainable cycle … Continue reading

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Trees cut down along Millennium Path

The Lancaster Guardian has an article this week about the almost-1,000 trees which are being cut down for the flood defence works on the riverside path.  Below is a scan of the article.

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Bad news on station bicycle racks

Dynamo has learned that the City Council does not consider that the design of the proposed cycle racks at Lancaster railway station requires full planning permission.  This means that Virgin Trains will be free to put in whatever racks they like. The … Continue reading

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Objections to planning applications at Hornby and Middleton

1.   28 dwellings in Hornby – reference 18/01611/FUL Our comments: Dynamo objects to this planning application because there is no provision for safe cycle access to the development from Lancaster or the surrounding villages. Policy DM 20 of Lancaster City … Continue reading

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