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Closure of roads around Nicky Nook for car race – Saturday 23 March

On Saturday 23 March, quiet roads around Nicky Nook will be closed to the public – including cyclists wanting a pleasant ride on National Cycle Network 6 and walkers wanting to access popular routes – so that cars can race around on public … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s updated response to draft Cycling & Walking Strategy

Dynamo has updated its November 2016 response to Lancashire County Council’s draft Cycling and Walking Strategy.  You can read the document here. Basically: what will they do to curb car use, and how do they intend to get children walking … Continue reading

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Lancashire’s new cycling and walking strategy – update

The update on the new strategy is that a draft has been completed but not yet finalised.  Once the final draft has been produced, Lancashire County Council will organise a public consultation process.  No timescale as yet.

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Pothole update

The bad news is that Dick’s pothole has still not been repaired. The good news is . . . Sadly, this isn’t a solution for every bad stretch of road.

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Whatever happened to the Local Sustainable Transport Fund?

For almost a year Dynamo has been trying to get a breakdown of how the £5 million awarded to Lancashire County Council in 2012 to make the A6 sustainable (whatever that means in authority-speak; probably more about economic activity than … Continue reading

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Funds for bridge work on shared-use paths

Good news that Lancashire County Council has put funds aside to maintain some of the bridges which are an essential feature of our district’s shared-use paths.  (Anyone remember the long closure of the Crook o’Lune bridge a few years back?) … Continue reading

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Dynamo press release on road safety

Dynamo has issued a press release following the publication of Department for Transport figures showing an increase in casualties of all kinds on Lancashire’s roads in 2014 (14% increase in people killed or seriously injured).  We have also written to County Councillor … Continue reading

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A6 road safety survey

Paul and Patricia met Paul Binks, the Road and Transport Safety Manager from Lancashire County Council, yesterday to look at the worst road junctions on the A6 and Barton/Bowerham Road for cyclist casualties (i.e. ones reported to the police).  The County has … Continue reading

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Draft Transport Masterplan online

See here for Lancashire County Council’s draft Transport Masterplan for our district. We’ve yet to look at it in detail but once we’ve done that we’ll respond within the six-week deadline. The county are holding public exhibitions as follows: Carnforth … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s response to Slyne Road, Skerton, local safety scheme

Lancashire County Council proposes building a pedestrian refuge on Slyne Road at Skerton as a road safety scheme.  Pedestrian refuges are tricky from a cyclist’s perspective.  On the one hand they create a pinch point where motorists may be tempted to overtake with … Continue reading

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