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[Image taken 18.10.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Other image here today – context - and links: #186818.

[Image taken 18.10.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Someone has removed the gate and thrown it to one side. It’s been like this for a month or so. With no … [more]

[Image taken on 4.5.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [No streetview at this location.] I and a friend chopped down the branches on Thursday, the day after I saw there was a problem here … [more]

[Image taken 27.4.22] Bootham Stray, close to pedestrian link to Wigginton Road, just north of Nestle, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A tree is falling and over the very well used cycle-ped-wheelchair link between York (Foss … [more]

[UPDATE: #182405] [Image taken 27.4.22] Bootham Stray, close to pedestrian link to Wigginton Road, just north of Nestle, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #182070. Today, I and another route user cut back the branches … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Detail of hazard in #182071 and #182070.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Location of hazard in #182070. Further image this issue: #182072.

[UPDATE: #182131] [Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [No streetview at this location.] Falling/sprouting tree, leaving just 75cm of track free. Practically invisible even … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Unobstructed view of the double whammy barriers here: a very narrow cattlegrid on blind bends at both approaches and … [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing has been removed and broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing panel has been removed/broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177243.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Gate has been removed and broken/vandalised. It is on the route that avoids the cattle grid parallel to it. Prior to the two covid years (2020 and 2021) there … [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue: #177241. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue today: #177242. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gap to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. A gate has visibly been removed. Context and links: #177232.

[Newer image: #186818] [Image taken 3.1.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Note how new the gate is. It opens towards you. It is often left open: you can see the … [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Taken to show what it looks like – how wide and attractive the route is when it’s been cleared of vegetation. Compare with this image: … [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Entrance to Nestle site, Wigginton Road, York. Clear segregation between peds and cyclists but look at the damaged ramp/tactile paving. This leads to the rural route through Bootham Stray (images from today: #177232, … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Exit from/Entry to Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. Context and links see: #175485. A dog walker asked what I was doing. I said I was seeing how hard I had to push the gate to get it to close. … [more]

Exit from/Entry to Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. Radar key-operated gate. Not closing due to greenery. Other image this issue today: #175486. Other images this location on other dates: #172505, #173447, #175234, … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #175481.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] My wheel held in a crevice in the damaged surface. Avoidable at present as there are not too many such gaps. More difficult … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is a vital link between Foss Islands Path, York and New Earswick (post office, library) and schools (Joseph Rowntree, … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Close up of the leaning option aka the dog poo bin. Close up of the radar key in situ. Very low down. Very small. The … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] While I finesse getting through no-one else can use the gate. I feel like a sheep being counted into a sheep dip here … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] See: #175392 and links.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My cycle got hooked onto the pedestrian access when I leant it in the only place possible while I operated the radar … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] In this direction once again I need to lean my cycle as it does not have a stand while I open the radar key-operated … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The key is very low down. With cold, old, mittened hands or in a hurry/a fluster, it could be tricky to operate. … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My bike is through but I need to lean it while I close the gate. The only option in this direction is the dog poo bin. … [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The radar key gate opens both directions including towards and over the pavement. If there is a motor vehicle in the … [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Heavy gate (one of two). This one usually open when I use the route. The scrape marks are clear on the tarmac. It could be a hazard … [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Other image here today: #175390. Other images this route and issues: #175391, and links

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. If you are coming from York through the attractive, motor traffic-free Bootham Stray in a wheelchair, on a mobility scooter or on a cycle that has more than two wheels you arrive at this … [more]

[Image taken 5.9.21] Bootham Stray, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Warm, bright evening, the last day before the start of the new school term for many. How to make the best of it? Go brambling (picking blackberries). How do … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Andy (see: #173446) is over and through. Louise is out of shot having had to find somewhere to lean her cycle (and … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] A queue forms as Andy manoeuvres himself back onto his handcycle. The difficulties are exacerbated by this taking … [more]

[Unobstructed view of the two types of barrier here: #180736.] [Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Andy (see: #173446) supports himself on the railings … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Andy (see: #173446) pushing himself up out of his handcycle using his arm muscles. Next image today: #173450

[Added note: Andy has pointed out to me you could get all the way - expending effort and, perhaps using up an individual's limited supply of energy - to these barriers with no obstructions or warning the exit ahead is blocked. Only to not … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. York is flat and its city centre is accessible to many people with mobility issues. It was named one of the best cities in Britain to live: … [more]

[Image taken 25.7.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. This is the 'accessible' entry to/exit from Bootham Stray. This is a short, rural, quiet, flat, well surfaced greenway. It is a critical link between New Earswick (Haxby/Huntington) and … [more]

[Image taken 6.7.19] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. There's signage away from this attractive village. There's nothing to tell you, you are in a place and that this place is New Earswick. There's no clue there are many reasons you might … [more]

[Image taken 6.7.19] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. New Earswick (www.jrht.org.uk/community/new-earswick-york, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Earswick) is a place. It has an interesting history. It's people-friendly. But there is no, … [more]

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