Foot Power, Pedal Power

A user safety report will be launched. Now Living Streets, the National charity for walkers, has joined forces with the Newcastle Cycling Campaign to call for action to be taken. Walkers and cyclists have teamed up to ask for improvements at a notorious road junction in Newcastle. Haddricks Mill has already been cited by The Times as being one of the worst junctions in the UK for cycling. Colin Green, chair of the Tyneside Living Streets group said ‚ÄúThis junction and much of the surrounding area is intimidating for walkers and prevents children walking to nearby schools. The environment and[…]

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Living Streets – Haddricks Mill

The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the attached report “Foot Power, Pedal Power – promoting active and sustainable travel: A report on the Haddricks Mill area“. This is the result of the Walkabout that was carried out in October 2012. The report has been compiled as a collaboration of Living Streets with the Newcastle Cycling Campaign. Newcastle Arts Centre is close to the Central Station, at 67 Westgate Road close to the junction with Grainger Street. Go across the courtyard and through the double doors. We will be in the First Floor Conference Room. Accompanying press release[…]

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Haddricks Mill walkies

Organised by Living Streets. Living Streets (Tyneside) will be carrying out a survey of the streets in the Haddrick’s Mill area on Wednesday 17th October at 5pm to look at Killingworth Road and the South Gosforth Roundabout, a nightmare area for people cycling and walking. The input of people who know the area well would be greatly valued. Meeting place will be at the Brandling Villa shortly before 5pm. The route will take us to South Gosforth Roundabout, along Killingworth Road, and then returning to the Brandling Villa. Total time approximately 1 hour which will allow us to finish in[…]

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