Category Archives: lancaster

New shared-use path on Quernmore Road

Three years or so after house-building started, sustainable transport measures are finally being put in place at the old Moor Hospital/Nightingale Hall Farm sites as part of Section 106 funding. Bus service number 18 started a few weeks ago, and … 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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Big new housing development at Bailrigg/Whinney Carr

The long-threatened housing development around Bailrigg and Whinney Carr in south Lancaster has been given a boost by government funding for “garden villages”. (See this week’s  Lancaster Guardian article and the City Council’s publicity document.) The brief is for “high levels … Continue reading

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New shared-use path on Quernmore Road to go ahead

FINALLY, the Section 106 money from the new developments around the Lancaster Moor is being used to fund cycling infrastructure. The scheme is for a shared-use path on the north side of Quernmore Road, mostly 3 metres wide. Residents are … Continue reading

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Proposed new zebra crossing on the Pointer roundabout

Dynamo is dismayed at Lancashire County Council’s plans for the new zebra crossing on the north side of the Pointer roundabout.  Zebra crossings are great, but this one will involve the removal of the existing useful cycle lanes – which … Continue reading

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Nelson Street car park, Lancaster

The route through the car park takes you from the Town Hall to the canal.  When the car park was resurfaced last year, the old bicycle symbol on the tarmac disappeared.  It took a lot of time and a few … Continue reading

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