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Subject tag: Mini Holland

Articles about the Cycle Enfield project to create cycle lanes along main roads in Enfield. 

Also see forum comments in the Cycle Enfield/Mini Holland forum category

Go-ahead for Quieter Neighbourhood and Quietway schemes

Following consideration of responses to statutory consultation, Enfield Council will be implementing an amended version of its proposals for the Fernleigh Road Quieter Neighbourhood. It will also be going ahead with measures to provide safer access to the Salmons Brook Quietway from the A105 at Bush Hill Parade.

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22 August 2018

Clare Rogers talks about the Better Streets for Enfield campaign

In the second of the Citizen's Eye series of video interview, Francis Sealey of Enfield Voices and GlobalNet21 talks to Clare Rogers about the genesis of the Better Streets for Enfield campaign.

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28 July 2018

Cycle quietway to link PG and Edmonton

Enfield Council is inviting feedback on proposed cycle quietway linking Palmers Green with the A10 and Edmonton

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17 July 2018

Joining forces to challenge local politicians to create My Liveable London

In the runup to the council elections on 3rd May two organisations that campaign for a fresh approach to London's streets have come together to set out a challenge for party leaders in each of London's 32 boroughs. London Living Streets, whose main priority is pedestrians, are combining forces with the London Cycle Campaign, who, unsurprisintly, would like pleasanter and safer conditions for people riding bikes in London. They are calling their joint campaign My Liveable London.

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10 April 2018

Cycle Enfield: Just what our top doctors order

New guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) calls for more pedestrianisation, more cycle lanes and less room for cars.

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27 March 2018

Families say "Thank you for the bike lanes"

On Sunday families came out in their scores to celebrate the inauguration of the cycle lanes connecting Palmers Green to Enfield Town along the A105.

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14 March 2018

Urbo Bikes arrive in Palmers Green

Monday saw the arrival in Palmers Green and various other locations in Enfield borough of the first hundred Urbo dockless rental bikes.

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20 February 2018

Celebrate the completion of the A105 bike lanes on 11th March!

Better Streets for Enfield and Cycle Enfield are jointly hosting a celebratory ride along the newly completed bike lanes between Enfield Town and Palmers Green.

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14 February 2018

Quieter Neighbourhoods/Cycle Enfield briefing at Winchmore Hill ward forum

Summary of the discussion on Quieter Neighbourhoods and Cycle Enfield at the January 2018 meeting of the Winchmore Hill ward forum

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30 January 2018

Cycling to work: major new study suggests health benefits are staggering

The results of the largest ever study of the health benefits of cycling to work suggest that councils and governments need to make it a top priority to encourage as many commuters to get on their bikes as possible.

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20 January 2018

A message from Winchmore Hill Police

Residents, don’t be surprised when you see the faster cyclists on expensive bikes refusing to use parts of the new cycle lane this year. It is not designed to be cycled at high speed. It is there to provide a safe space, but cyclists are not OBLIGED to use the cycle lane.

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14 January 2018

A useful session of Winchmore Hill Ward Forum

Last night's Winchmore Hill Ward Forum at the Orange Tree was by all accounts very informative and a success - apart from disruption from someone who will be standing in the council elections for one of the councillor seats in the ward. It seems that the police even had to intervene. Probably no coincidence that the same man is the only person I've ever had to ban from the PGC forums because he persisted in attacking "the man, not the ball" and for unacceptable language.

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10 January 2018

Former Commissioner quizzed on progress of cycling infrastructure construction

Full transcript of evidence given to the GLA transport committee by Andrew Gilligan, former Cycling Commissioner to the Mayor of London

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21 December 2017

Council responds to ward forum complaints about Lodge Drive car park operating hours

The operating hours of the Lodge Drive car park in Palmers Green are to be extended, probably from this weekend. Cars will be able to enter up until 11.30pm and leave at any time.

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15 November 2017

Quieter Neighbourhoods under attack

‘Save Our Green Lanes’ (SOGL) member Helen Osman has been busy attacking two of the Quieter Neighbourhood plans in her newsletter N21 Online. SOGL are now distributing leaflets to households in both the Fernleigh Road and Fox Lane areas, encouraging a negative response to the consultations. What are they upset about?

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08 November 2017

Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood: What Better Streets think of the proposals

Better Streets for Enfield have posted some comments about the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood proposals on their website (republished below). These are not yet finalised, they may take on board any useful comments.

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08 November 2017

Cycle Enfield: Consultations on four minor proposals

29 October 2017

How do we make our streets healthy?

Last week saw the first Healthy Streets conference, held appropriately enough in Walthamstow, the location of pioneering Mini Holland and Villageisation schemes. More than 300 attendees were there to explore the connections between public health and transport strategies. Topics covered included health-led street design, re-allocation of road space, behaviour change and measures to improve air quality.

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05 October 2017

Connaught Gardens Quieter Neighbourhood consultation now on

The Connaught Gardens Quieter Neighbourhood proposals are out for consultation. Deadline is 22 October.

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27 September 2017

Overnight road closures and bus diversions

To facilitate carriageway resurfacing Green Lanes (A105) will be CLOSED in Winchmore Hill nightly from 20:00 to 05:00 the following day on the dates 11th September to 23rd September 2017 inclusive Buses on routes 329 and N29 are expected to follow their normal route along the A105 until the Bourne Hill/ Hedge Lane junction and then non stop via A111 Hedge Lane to A10/A406 roundabout and then via A10 Great Cambridge Road and B154 Church Street to rejoin the line of route A105 at Village Road.

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13 September 2017