Gosforth – Joint ward commitee meeting – have your say

Joint Parklands, East and West Gosforth ward committee to find out about the proposals for cycling in Gosforth. This is the event re-run, not to be confused with the previous event that council officers could not attend due to weather, We hope members can come along, give their support and help make Gosforth a better place for all. Contact Anne.Clark@newcastle.gov.uk (council cycling officer) or Victoria.Powell@newcastle.gov.uk (ward coordinator) for further information. We’ve requested to see the plans a while back, but disappointingly we have not received any to date (9 February 2013). Here’s a summary we’ve been given by Bill. The[…]

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Have Your Say – Gosforth Transport and Cycle Route Improvements

Organised by Newcastle council, please come along and give a strong voice to cycling improvements. Every help appreciated! There will be’ table discussions’, and the the clearer we can get the message across how important safe space is for cycling (current and new cyclists) the better. The basic points screaming out to be made are – cycle lanes / paths give clarity of space – cycle lanes / paths afford safety – blocked cycle lanes / paths (parked cars) are useless – interrupted cycle lanes / paths (by silly design) are useless All we’d like to see is a space[…]

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