Category Archives: Safety

Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … 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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Tiny update on the Lune path closure during construction works

Re the closure of the Lune path during the flood management works: Dynamo has learned that the Sustrans Network Development Manager for the North West has seen the plans for the Caton Road diversion route and the Bay Gateway diversion … Continue reading

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Queen Street junction, Lancaster

Dynamo is following up Lancashire County Council’s reply to our request that Queen Street be made into a no-through-road.  We are specifically asking about their assumption that the Aldi store will make little difference to the amount of traffic on Queen … Continue reading

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Response from County Highways re Queen Street junction, Lancaster

Dynamo contacted the Highways people at Lancashire County Council to express our fear that the proposed new Aldi store on Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster, would increase traffic along Queen Street to join King Street – and hence increased danger to cyclists … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s objection to Aldi store on Aldcliffe Road: increased danger to cyclists

There is a planning application – 18/01100/FUL – for a new Aldi store on the site of the current B&Q store on Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster.  Dynamo has objected for fear that it will result in more cyclists being knocked off … Continue reading

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Small updates

A few things we are keeping our eye on: Pointer roundabout and South Road, Lancaster Lancashire County Council has drawn up proposed infrastructure improvements, but they need to be approved by politicians and senior management at both county and city council … Continue reading

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