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April campaign meeting

snippets from the April campaign meeting: * Cobden Avenue: Plans to reshape the junction at St Catherine’s Road plus a pedestrian island. Early days but if you have opinions do contact the council to express them. * Tebourba Way: Plans

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Romsey lighting trial

This one is not directly related to cyclists, but hot on the heels of the lovers’ walk fiasco comes the blackout of 400 street lamps on a Romsey estate. A local resident claims “There has been more crime over the

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Lovers Walk lighting trial scrapped

Hot off today’s press: Residents, cyclists and university students said that they hadn’t been consulted and feared that the proposed scheme would put more lives at risk. Following a two-month consultation it was decided to scrap a planned trial to

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new signage for the common

portswood.info reports that The Common has been receiving a face lift over the past few days. White lines on paths are being touched up, and warning stickers are being replaced on lamp posts. As part of this effort, prominent No

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Councillor John Hannides condemns lighting switch-off

Councillor John Hannides has backed calls to abandon controversial plans to switch off street lighting along Lovers’ Walk. The Daily Echo reports: The cabinet member for leisure and culture said he would like to see improved lighting, enhanced CCTV and

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Lovers Walk: documentation

Some assorted documentation—communications with the council—for the Lovers Walk issue can be viewed here: Scc PeteBrunskCommnLights071127 petetina2 petetina1 LoversWlkLightsoffSCCbrief 191107 johnheath

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Lovers Walk: update

Some points from last night’s meeting * the light switch-off has been delayed * the council are meeting with the university on the 17th to discuss a way forward * but the lights probably will be switched off for a

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lovers walk, peoples millions

* Lovers Walk: if you’re on facebook and you’re interested in cycle paths around the university, check out the Campaign for Better Cycle Paths and Footpaths group. There is also a petition you can sign. This is not specific to

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Lights out for Lovers’ Walk

The Council, through the Common Management, are proposing to switch off the lights along the length of the Lover’s Lane path in the NE corner of the common from 10th December until March 2008 as a ‘pilot’ scheme for increasing

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