Category Archives: Heysham

Objections to planning applications at Hornby and Middleton

1.   28 dwellings in Hornby – reference 18/01611/FUL Our comments: Dynamo objects to this planning application because there is no provision for safe cycle access to the development from Lancaster or the surrounding villages. Policy DM 20 of Lancaster City … Continue reading

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Reply from Veolia re plans for an Energy Recovery Facility

Dynamo has received the following reply from Veolia in response to our request to them to commit to a decent route between Heysham and Lancaster: Thank you for your comments.  We are considering a range of transport related matters as … 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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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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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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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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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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