Category Archives: Cycling

Travels with a Road Safety Engineer

Patricia met Steve Cartmell from Lancashire County Council this morning to look initially at the BP garage on the A6.  Despite the extra road markings (put in at the beginning of 2017), there have been 4 accidents involving cyclists along this … Continue reading

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Publicising the River Lune flood management planning application

Concerned by how few people were aware of the planning application’s proposed closure for over a year of the Millennium Path beside the River Lune, Dynamo has put up a few signs to inform path-users and to let them know how … Continue reading

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Lancashire Cycling and Walking Strategy now published

Lancashire County Council approved the strategy yesterday, subject to call-in by Scrutiny (whatever that means).  So – after all this time – this is the Cycling and Walking Strategy, and this is the report to Cabinet. It’s an underwhelming document, … Continue reading

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“Proposed work area and cycling route diversion sheets” for River Lune works

Two “Proposed work area and cycling route diversion sheets” have recently appeared on Lancaster City Council’s website*, but these appear to be indistinguishable from those that Dynamo first looked at two weeks ago.  They show a red dotted line beside Caton … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s objection to the Lune plans

Dynamo has objected to the plans (below). We are not objecting to the flood defence works themselves – just to the current lack of alternative provision for cyclists and walkers during the construction period. Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) … Continue reading

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River Lune flood management scheme

Dynamo went to the drop-in event on Wednesday to look at the plans and speak to those involved in its planning and design.  There were people there from Lancaster City Council, Lancashire County Council, the Environment Agency and contractors VBA. … Continue reading

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River Lune flood management scheme – drop-in event on 1 August

Lancaster City Council are holding a drop-in event about the River Lune flood plans on Wednesday 1 August from 3.30 – 8.00 p.m. at 3-1-5 gym, Mannin Way, Caton Road, Lancaster LA1 3PE.  More details in their press release. There … Continue reading

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