Category Archives: Transport

Nicer road. Maybe safer cycling and motorcycling?

Print PageThe most frequent concern from people returning slips from the recent Chaddesden Focus leaflet was the state of Chaddesden Lane. I’m not surprised.  The road has been uneven and pot-holey for years, but the cost (£650,000) for the renewal of … Continue reading

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Be the change!

Print PageTonight I’ve being learning about the campaign priorities of my local Girl Guides. Two or three weeks ago I was asked to lead a session about campaigning, as part of a series on ‘Be the Change’ or  in full ‘be … Continue reading

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Can we make crossing the A38 in Mackworth easier?

Print PageThis short section of the A38 has a 40 mph limit as it goes between two roundabouts, at Ashbourne Road (A52) and the ‘grand canyon’ where it joins the A5111 Derby ring road.  At busy timesslow moving queues can reach all the way along … Continue reading

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Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

Print Page Last week I was in a meeting to hear evidence from the Campaign for Better Transport about the importance of getting town planning right to support sustainable travel. This weekend I have been in Eastleigh, going door to … Continue reading

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