Category Archives: Local areas

Planning applications

Here are recent planning applications that Dynamo has objected to: 18/01503/FUL – industrial units, Warton Road Carnforth.  Our objection was based on the fact that National Cycle Network route 90 runs along this stretch of Warton Road.  We suggested – … Continue reading

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Your comments, please, for BP garage on A6 south

The BP garage at the moment Lancashire County Council have drawn up plans to improve safety for cyclists outside the BP garage on the A6 in south Lancaster (just north of Booth’s supermarket). The plan is attached here.  Changes include colouring … Continue reading

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Heysham route and Veolia’s plans for an Energy Recovery Facility

Veolia has plans for an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) on Imperial Road Heysham.   This would burn waste from across Lancashire to power a steam-driven turbine, thereby producing electricity. Veolia is inviting comments on the proposals, so – from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Lune flood works: article in this week’s Lancaster Guardian

This week’s Lancaster Guardian has a report on Monday’s Planning Committee meeting which approved the building of the Lune flood defence works.  You can read it in the paper or view a scan of it here.

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River Lune flood works: report from planning committee

Four cyclists (not all representing Dynamo!) spoke at the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee yesterday to object to the current plans for the path.  A couple made the suggestion that the wall be built on factory land rather than on the … Continue reading

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River Lune flood works: whatever happened to the “vulnerable road user audit”?

In their response of 17 September, the County Council Highways team says in the third bullet point at the top of page 2: In order to ascertain the impact of increased pedestrian/cycle movements along the carriageway and separately adjacent footway … Continue reading

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Dynamo letter on air quality

Dick’s letter on air quality appeared in this week’s Lancaster Guardian: Seventy-nine car parking spaces at St George’s Works on the quay have been given planning permission by Lancaster City Council as part of the package of new student accommodation, … Continue reading

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