DO recent reports that some churches are considering allowing their private car parking areas to be offered for use by all and sundry fly in the face of the green environmental agenda?
Or is it that the church elders have a greater understanding of the needs of the local people when it comes to using their cars for such requirements as shopping, visiting doctors, taking pets to the veterinary practice?
Our hubristic Harrogate councillors who are planning to spend huge sums of hard-earned money on ludicrous, segregated cycle paths, to the disadvantage of the majority, motorist and pedestrian, should take note.
Their obsession with cycling led to the horrendous damage to the Stray which has taken almost a year to remedy. If the lycra-clad want their own freeways, then let them pay for them by way of tax.
From: Andrew Mercer, Guiseley.
LOOKING at how volumes of traffic are increasing in the suburbs, as opposed to Leeds city centre where offices stand empty, isn’t it here where the city council, and others, should be making roads, like the A65, more cycle-friendly so they’re not left gridlocked at all times of the day by people making potentially avoidable local trips by car?
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