Archive for the ‘Highways’ Category

Create Space for Cycling Call

by billhoult on 21 April, 2014

I have been contacted by members of a Cycling group  campaigning for “Space for Cycling” calling for safer provision for cyclists in our Towns. Cllr Helen Flynn (Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Harrogate and Knaresborough Constituency) is an enthusiastic supporter of the idea that Harrogate and Knaresborough can become  “Cycling Towns” and has called for Harrogate […]

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Bedale Bypass High Risk Venture

by billhoult on 2 September, 2011

Liberal Democrats at County Hall are calling on North Yorkshire County Council to think again about the decision to proceed with the construction of the A684 Beldale/Aiskew/Leeming Bar Bypass. Council taxpayers it is claimed could be saddled with between £15M and £50M if the project costs overrun Cllr Bill Hoult Deputy Leader of the Liberal […]

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Following various responses to my consultation on the North Yorkshire County Council suggestions for Forest Moor Road  below is my response :- 

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Road Safety-Forest Moor Road, Calcutt

by billhoult on 22 May, 2010

A consultation is being carried out by the Highway Authority on the Harrogate and Knaresborough Service Centre Transportation Strategy regarding road safety provisions for Forest Moor Road

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Bedale Bypass in Doubt as Economic Squeeze Bites

by billhoult on 22 December, 2009

The future of the contentious Bedale, Aiskew Bypass has been put in doubt. This was the answer to a question

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Knaresborough Lorrywatch Success

by billhoult on 11 December, 2009

The success of the 50 lorrywatch volunteers checking the abuse of Ripley Road (B6165) has persuaded the County Council that the abuse of the 7.5tonne weight limit is serious and requires legal action.

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Can we afford the Bedale Bypass?

by billhoult on 15 October, 2009

Heavy Goods Vehicle Menace

by billhoult on 6 May, 2009

There has been a lot of coverage in the local press about increasing numbers of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs)

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Road Safety Calcutt

by billhoult on 27 January, 2009

Following a query regarding road safety raised by a Calcutt resident I have contacted Mr McGonigle the traffic Engineer

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