Tag Archives: cycling

Nicer road. Maybe safer cycling and motorcycling?

The 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 drainage … Continue reading

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Picnic in the Park

The 2013 Littleover Picnic was, like last year, fortunate with the weather.  Friday had been wet and drizzly most of the day, but late on Saturday morning the clouds lifted to reveal summer sunshine!   Performances ran to time, the … Continue reading

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Can we make crossing the A38 in Mackworth easier?

This 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 the … Continue reading

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Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

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 door delivering … Continue reading

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