Category Archives: Local areas

More objections to planning applications

Dynamo has objected to two planning applications currently in the pipeline: Offices and factory on land off Imperial Road, Heysham – 18/00154/FUL Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects strongly to this application for the following reasons: * This is … Continue reading

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Respond to Lancaster City Council’s consultation on Bailrigg Garden Village

Lancaster City Council is holding an informal consultation on plans for “Bailrigg Garden Village” i.e. 3,500 new homes. The deadline is Wednesday 11 July and the consultation is at http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/bailrigg-garden-village. Please do respond to this – particularly if you live in … Continue reading

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Sustrans shows a bit of interest in the Heysham route

Paul has spoken to the Head of Design & Engineering (North) at Sustrans, who seemed quite interested in the Lancaster-Heysham off-road route. Don’t get too excited: we have been here before!  But we can hope.

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Kathy’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s cycle-commuter is Kathy, who travels between Bolton-le-Sands and Lancaster along the canal towpath. The very occasional confrontations and the more frequent soakings are outweighed by the pleasure of wildlife sightings (including kingfishers).  She has a wonderful description of the … Continue reading

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Bus Rapid Transit Scheme

Dick attended a stakeholder workshop on 16 February, organised by Atkins, to discuss the County Council’s plans for a Bus Rapid Transit scheme.  (Not sure how this links in with the stakeholder workshop in June 2016 when Jacobs looked at a … Continue reading

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Lancaster canal focus group

Patricia attended a small focus group meeting at Lancaster University last week organised by Marketing students who have been tasked by the Lancaster Canal Regeneration Partnership to research views on making the towpath more accessible.  (It seems that the Partnership … Continue reading

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Report back from the Heysham meeting

Dick attended the workshop on the cycling and walking route study that consultants, Jacobs, are preparing for the council.  Most of the participants were from the city and county councils; only Dick (from Dynamo) and Matt Hodges (Cycling UK) were … Continue reading

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