Category Archives: Local areas

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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Objection to planning application at Hillside Farm

There is a planning application (17/01307/FUL) for the erection of a food production facility at Hillside Farm, Heaton-with-Oxcliffe.  Desperately seeking funding for a Heysham-Lancaster route, Dynamo has objected to the application as follows: This development, by the admission of its … Continue reading

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Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe route study

Dynamo has been invited to a workshop next week “to inform the production of a Cycling and Walking Route Study which is examining opportunities along the main corridors between Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe”. Naturally, our first thought is of our proposed … Continue reading

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Cycle routes during closure of Greyhound Bridge

Lancashire County Council have issued a leaflet setting out the changes to traffic circulation for the six months’ (starting early 2018) closure of the Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster for maintenance. Basically, all existing shared-use paths will remain open. Skerton Bridge … Continue reading

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Improvements

A good news bulletin! The slippery approach to the Millennium Bridge from St George’s Quay (where a Dynamo member broke his hip last winter) has been resurfaced: and a gate has been installed at the very end of the quay … Continue reading

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