Category Archives: Local areas

Analysis of A6 accident data

Paul has analysed the data Dynamo recently received from Lancashire Constabulary on accidents around the A6 involving cyclists for the years 2009 and 2016.  (We had previously received data for earlier years – you can view them here.) Paul’s analysis is here.  In summary, as … Continue reading

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What about George Street safety?

Dick has had a letter published in the Lancaster Guardian today: For over 10 years, Dynamo has been raising the danger of illegal rat-running in Lancaster city centre, from George Street into Spring Garden Street – a frequent and daily … Continue reading

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Greyhound Bridge

When work begins early next year on the Greyhound Bridge, the surrounding infrastructure will also need to be reformed for the proposed 23 weeks of the works. Dynamo member and veteran cycle campaigner, Matt Hodges, has done a brilliant forensic … Continue reading

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Quernmore Road shared-use path

After the   l o n g   wait for the Quernmore Road shared-use path, it is disappointing to note that the contractors have “forgotten” to put a dropped kerb in at the Willow Grove end.  An email has been … 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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Spurs to the Bay Gateway

Over-optimistic as ever, Dynamo had assumed that the short spurs that connect the new Bay Gateway shared-use path to existing routes were still to be properly surfaced. Not necessarily with silky-smooth tarmac, but neither quite so gravelly. Easy to cycle up with normal … Continue reading

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Heysham bypass road surface – what’s it like now?

Cyclists on the Heysham bypass road (in particular, by the second roundabout as you are coming from Heysham) will have noticed earlier this year that the already-narrow cycle lane was covered in potholes and lumps of concrete. County Councillor Gina … Continue reading

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