Category Archives: lancaster

What about George Street safety?

Dick has had a letter published in the Lancaster Guardian today: For over 10 years, Dynamo has been raising the danger of illegal rat-running in Lancaster city centre, from George Street into Spring Garden Street – a frequent and daily … Continue reading

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Greyhound Bridge

When work begins early next year on the Greyhound Bridge, the surrounding infrastructure will also need to be reformed for the proposed 23 weeks of the works. Dynamo member and veteran cycle campaigner, Matt Hodges, has done a brilliant forensic … Continue reading

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Quernmore Road shared-use path

After the   l o n g   wait for the Quernmore Road shared-use path, it is disappointing to note that the contractors have “forgotten” to put a dropped kerb in at the Willow Grove end.  An email has been … Continue reading

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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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