Category Archives: Maintenance

Reporting road faults to Lancashire County Council

A reminder that you can report road faults – potholes, faded road markings, etc. – to Lancashire County Council’s Report It website.  It is easy to use, and you can upload up to 5 photographs.  Alternatively, you can telephone 0300 … Continue reading

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Worn-out cycle lanes

Dick has written to Lancashire County Council about the state of worn-out cycle lanes in Lancaster, Slyne and Carnforth.  (List attached.) On a positive note, the cycle lanes on newly-resurfaced Ashton Road and upper Penny Street are bold and bright. And … Continue reading

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Any winter gritting reports?

How have you found the shared-use paths during the last week of low temperatures and ice?  Have they been gritted round your way?  Any reports of cyclists or pedestrians sliding off/over?  Please let us know.

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Fading cycle lanes

Now that the icy weather has (we hope) passed, it’s time to do some road maintenance.  Dynamo has emailed the County Council Highways team asking them to re-paint the fast-fading cycle lanes on the A6 in, around and out of Lancaster.  They … Continue reading

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Gritting is the business on shared-use paths

Lancaster City Council has done a good job in the last few days of gritting the shared-use paths from Morecambe to Lancaster and from Lancaster to Halton.

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Clean-up of shared-use paths

Lancaster City Council have recently cleaned and restored the widths of the shared-use paths which they maintain. Unfortunately – from a cycling and walking perspective – the canal towpath doesn’t come under their umbrella!

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Millennium path cleaned

The Millennium path from Lancaster towards Halton has been cleared of leaves and returned to its original width. Thank you to Lancaster City Council for doing it. Dynamo emailed them about this a couple of weeks ago, but we’ve no … Continue reading

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