Tag Archives: Planning

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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Losers – and winners

Let me tell you a story. “The school summer fair was in full swing when the family arrived.  The eldest was allowed to go around on her own.  She was eight now, it was her school – and she’d been … Continue reading

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City trees – present and future

Two days, and two people have shared with me their sorrow about trees in Derby being cut down.  First was the avenue of lime trees alongside Liversage Street Car Park.  Second were flowering cherry trees on Chaddesden Park Road. The lime trees … 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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