Fenham Hall Drive – Formal consultation reply

Sadly time was running out so that… We feel obliged to OBJECT to the scheme on the original grounds given at the technical consultation stage (https://newcycling.org/news/20120816/fenham-hall-drive-consultation-response/). In addition, we wish to express our most sincere disappointment that the council could not make available basic and vital scheme documents (road safety audit and plans) in time to allow us proper examination. This is despite our requesting them early on in the statutory consultation period ending 6 March (plans: 8 February and audit: 12 February). That request was recently reinforced by Councillor. To improve trust and future working relations and design outcomes,[…]

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Gosforth transport corridor proposals

To: Gary Macdonald (Newcastle City Council) Cc: Harvey Emms, Cllr Nigel Todd, Cllr Henry Gallagher, Cllr Bill Shepherd (all Newcastle City Council), Bill Dodds (vice-chair of Forum) Hello Gary GOSFORTH CYCLE SAFETY FUND It’s good to see resources and funds being pooled to develop an area much in need of a make-over, yet it does remain unclear to us why Gosforth High Street should require a bypass for “less experienced cyclists”. Please note that the DfT bid document calls them more aptly “new cyclists”. Does the council want to push cyclists out of the way? Gosforth High Street is part[…]

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