Thursday, February 16, 2012

Dover District Cycle Forum Greenway & Times Campaigns


The consultation for phase 2 of the River Dour Greenway cycle route between Ladywell and the seafront in Dover has just opened. A lot of thought has gone into how to skirt Pencester Gardens, approach and cross the Market Square, nip through the alley past the Museum, and use the precinct and the underpass to reach the far side of the A20 and the seafront.
or go to this link:

...for the consultation documents which include maps of the route and a questionnaire.

Please fill this in and return to Traffic Schemes Team, Highways and Transportation, Kent County Council, Ashford Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent,

TN24 8AD. Alternatively you can email, making it clear that you’re commenting on this scheme.

Consultation responses need to be received by Monday 5th March.


Please sign up to support this nation-wide call for safer cycling on roads. This link shows three ways you can take action and help generate more support for the safer cycling campaign:

Most important is to persuade our local MPs, Charlie Elphicke and Laura Sandys (and as many others as possible) to attend the parliamentary debate on the measures called for by The Times's campaign on February 23.
Please take a moment to click on the link above, through which you can write to them with your concerns.

There's lot's more in the newspaper daily, most also appearing (for free) online, e.g.:

best wishes,


Ian Killbery
Chair, Dover District Cycle Forum
representing everyone interested in cycling in Dover District
affiliated to SPOKES East Kent Cycle Campaign

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