Category Archives: Heysham

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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Funding for the Lancaster-Heysham route?

A Dynamo member drew our attention to the fund established by DONG Energy as part of the Walney Island offshore wind farm extension.  It’s not an enormous fund, but it covers our area and local authorities are allowed to make … Continue reading

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Funding for Heysham-Lancaster off-road delayed

We asked Lancashire County Council about progress on the Heysham-Lancaster off-road route (see our Campaigns page), and received the following response: The capital programme shows that the design work is identified to be completed by March 2018 which will identify … Continue reading

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Heysham bypass road surface – what’s it like now?

Cyclists on the Heysham bypass road (in particular, by the second roundabout as you are coming from Heysham) will have noticed earlier this year that the already-narrow cycle lane was covered in potholes and lumps of concrete. County Councillor Gina … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s response to county’s Transport Masterplan

Here is the Dynamo submission to the county council’s draft Transport Masterplan, along with specific proposals for action.  These documents were prepared for a meeting that Paul had with Hazel Walton and Andrew Hewitson of Lancashire County Council on 8 May. We are … Continue reading

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The mysterious case of the disappearing Lancaster-Morecambe cycle route

The County Council’s Transport Masterplan contains an inspiring vision of the district in 2031, where “walking and cycling are now the norm for many local journeys”, where air quality and traffic congestion are no longer problems, and where Lancaster city … Continue reading

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