Category Archives: canal

State of the canal towpath IV

With fingers crossed, Dynamo has written to the Canal & River Trust to ask them to consider using the Community Payback scheme to clear the towpath between Lancaster and Carnforth.

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State of the canal towpath III

In response to our watered-down request for the canal towpath to be swept, we received the following reply: Thank you for your reply email regarding the towpath surface on the Lancaster Canal. I have forwarded your feedback to our Enterprise … Continue reading

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State of the canal towpath II

We received a response to our email from the Business Support Administrator at the Canal & River Trust in Wigan: Thank you for your email of 5th February with regard to the towpath between Carnforth and Lancaster on the Lancaster … Continue reading

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State of the canal towpath

Dynamo has written to the Canal and River Trust about the state of the canal towpath: Dear Mr Gibbons I write on behalf of Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) to express our concern about the state of the surfaced … Continue reading

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Kendal to Lancaster Towpath Trail survey

Lancaster Canal Regeneration Partnership is currently conducting a trail survey with the aim of providing continuous improved towpath access from Kendal to Lancaster.  You can complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TowpathTrailSurvey.

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Poor state of the canal towpath

A member’s recent experience which was sent to the Canals and Rivers Trust: I was cycling southwards along the towpath en-route from Carnforth to Hest Bank. Between bridges 127 and 126, where the towpath surface is badly rutted, as it is for … Continue reading

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Comments on Bolton-le-Sands planning application

A planning application has been received to build 30 homes beside the canal towpath in Bolton-le-Sands.  From a cycling and walking perspective, Dynamo has made the following objection: We wish to object to the current plan on the grounds that it … Continue reading

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