Category Archives: River Lune

Lune flood works: article in this week’s Lancaster Guardian

This week’s Lancaster Guardian has a report on Monday’s Planning Committee meeting which approved the building of the Lune flood defence works.  You can read it in the paper or view a scan of it here. Advertisements

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River Lune flood works: report from planning committee

Four cyclists (not all representing Dynamo!) spoke at the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee yesterday to object to the current plans for the path.  A couple made the suggestion that the wall be built on factory land rather than on the … Continue reading

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River Lune flood works: whatever happened to the “vulnerable road user audit”?

In their response of 17 September, the County Council Highways team says in the third bullet point at the top of page 2: In order to ascertain the impact of increased pedestrian/cycle movements along the carriageway and separately adjacent footway … Continue reading

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River Lune flood defence works recommended for approval

The City Council’s case officer for the River Lune works has recommended that the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee should approve the planning application at its meeting on 12 November, on the condition that there is a “Scheme for alternative … Continue reading

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Latest small update on the River Lune plans

Below are quotes from the comments of 17 September that Lancashire County Council’s Highways Department sent to the City Council on their plans for flood management works along the River Lune (and closure of the shared-use path): Conclusion: Afore-mentioned notes indicate … Continue reading

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Small update on the River Lune plans

With regard to the planning application for flood management works beside the River Lune between Skerton Bridge and the Holiday Inn, Dynamo has learned from the City Council that consultants are working up the design of the diversion route but … Continue reading

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Travels with a Road Safety Engineer

Patricia met Steve Cartmell from Lancashire County Council this morning to look initially at the BP garage on the A6.  Despite the extra road markings (put in at the beginning of 2017), there have been 4 accidents involving cyclists along this … Continue reading

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