cycling

Councillor Michael Schofield meets with stakeholders for the Otley Road cycle way scheme

Councillor Michael Schofield met this morning (27 May 2022) with two of the stakeholders for the Otley Road cycleway scheme. Judy D’Arcy Thompson, chair of the Stray Defence Association committee and Chris Dicken from the Harlow and Pannal Ash Residents Association (HAPARA) discussed the history of the scheme, the recent NYCC stakeholder event, and their views towards it. The Cycle Scheme is in three phases: Phase 1 Otley Road, from the Harlow Moor Junction (reservoir) to Cold Bath Road/ Arthur’s Avenue. The work is widened pathways, shared for walkers and cyclist. Junctions have been changed, with the stop line set Harrogate Informer…


Despite local opposition, Council Executive approve Harrogate Gateway Project

The North Yorkshire County Council Executive has approved the £10.9m Harrogate Gateway Project. In an remarkable meeting, the North Yorkshire County Council Executive, affirmed to themselves that the scheme should go ahead. to develop part of Harrogate, near to the bus station and railway should go ahead. They also affirmed that the process had been democratic, that there was economic benefit to the scheme, that Harrogate was wrong to oppose the scheme, and it was the scheme that the town had asked by opposing the scheme for a relief road near to Bilton. A spokesperson for the Harrogate Residents Society Harrogate Informer…