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Jamesway Private Hire

Jamesway Private Hire for your wheelchair taxi requirements. We cover Lancaster, Morecambe, Heysham, Carnforth & surrounding areas offering friendly, professional and reliable taxi services to business and personal customers and specialising in wheelchair-accessible transport and airport transfers. 

Coronavirus Links: Local & National

26/3/20: Coronavirus (COVID 19) useful local and UK information and links for Lancaster & Morecambe to help you with the new Social Distancing laws, the NHS Coronavirus Advice and Services, essential local services, how to get support and what you can do to support others and help save lives.

Steam Railway Session

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 19:30 at Royal Station Hotel, Carnforth

An Evening of World Transport Films

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 19:30 at Carnforth Station Heritage Centre, Warton Road, Carnforth LA5 9TR

Bus Users Group Meeting

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 18:00 at The Cornerstone, Lancaster

Consultation on future of transport in Lancaster includes alternatives suggested by M6 Link opponents

19/3/15: An ambitious new transport plan for Lancaster could see the city transformed over coming decades, with much less traffic, no city centre one-way system, and much greater use of sustainable transport such as park-and-ride buses and cycling.

Scrap the car to save the planet? Lancaster University lecture on sustainable transport announced

8/12/14: Professor Roger Kemp Scrap the car to save the planet? That's the title of a free public lecture by engineer Roger Kemp at Lancaster University in February which looks set to challenge many cosy preconceptions about Britain's love affair with the car.

North West Transport Activists Roundtable (NW TAR)

NWTAR, c/o Greater Manchester Transport Resource Unit, St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ. Tel.: 0162 277 1014. The North West Transport Activists Roundtable is one of eight regional roundtables run under the auspices of the Campaign for Better Transport. 

Greens hit back at 'split' claim over High Speed Rail

23/4/10: Local Liberal Democrats have chosen the wrong target in their attempt to secure votes in the upcoming General Election, after falsely accusing local Greens of a 'split' on the proposed High Speed Rail Link.

NWDA welcomes High Speed Rail link plan

11/3/10: The North West Development Agency has welcomed the news of plans for a High Speed Rail network in the UK, which the organisation says will benefit Lancaster and the rest of the North West when it is completed in the 2020s.

Campaign against Link Road Continues

13/11/09: Lancashire County Council in Preston is pushing ahead to buy, under compulsory purchase, green belt land to the north of Lancaster, and to alter or stop up local roads and rights of way, in its rush to build the controversial Heysham M6 Link road.

Lancaster Free Bus Fare Funding Increase Welcomed

4/11/09: Green councillors have welcomed the news that the Department for Transport has substantially increased funding for the concessionary bus fares scheme in the Lancaster and Morecambe area. The DfT announced an increased cash grant earlier today to Lancaster City Council to fund its costs in running the concessionary bus fare scheme, rising from a proposed £510,000 for 2010/11 to £1.2 million.

Motorists on Mobiles fined in police crackdown

23/10/09: A day-long crack down on motorists using mobile phones while driving has led to eleven people being fined by police in the Lancaster area. Road policing officers carried out the clamp down on mobile phone use as part of Operation Pathway, an ongoing force wide campaign that sees high profile action days being carried out with the aim of saving lives and protecting people on the county’s roads.

20 Is Plenty: Curb Speed Limits Now, Say Greens

12/10/09: Lancaster's Green Party will be launching a campaign for 20mph speed limit on every residential road in the district at a public meeting on 21st October.

Still Time to Reconsider Costly Bypass Plans, say Campaigners

15/9/09: Campaigners against the proposed M6 Link Road north of Lancaster to Heysham port are calling on Lancashire County Council to reconsider the costly scheme - even though outgoing Labour councillors tried to saddle their Conservative replacements with the project just before the last local elections.

New County Council, Same Old (Expensive) Road Plan...

27/7/09: When it comes to the proposed Heysham-M6 Lorry Link road and the new Lancashire County Council it seems it's a matter of new dogs, same old tricks.