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[Image taken 11.11.22] Alder Way, New Earswick, entrance/exit Bootham Stray. This woman and her child in a trailer were off to the pool at New Earswick (www.friendsofnewearswickpool.co.uk/). We were off to the cafe … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Alder Way, New Earswick. I’m holding out for a positive sign on this post showing the way and the short distance to the Folk Hall (with Post Office, Library and a cafe). But today I saw this negative No flytipping one … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The sheep pen barriers/obstructions (see: #180450) have been gone (again) for a couple of weeks. This is a steep incline. … [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 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The dimensions even with the second barrier (see 'before' or rather 'interim' image: #180450) removed do not meet current … [more]

[UPDATE: 15.4.22] Saw both barriers have been removed again. None lying around this time. [Image taken 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The barrier is now on the … [more]

[UPDATE: 26.4.22 See: #182073] [Image taken 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Another day, a further change to the saga: barriers in, barriers out, one barrier in, left … [more]

[UPDATE: #180733] [Image taken 24.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #180362. Both racks removed again. One visibly discarded. Where’s the other? Who is taking them … [more]

[Update: #180478.] [Image taken 23.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The barriers (very tight) have now both gone back in. Depressing. Context see: #180362, #180413.

[UPDATE: #180450] [Image taken 21.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The fixing points for this re-introduced barrier (and hazard in my view - see: #180413, #180414). The … [more]

[Image taken 21.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The barrier that has been reinstated means people cannot ride sociably or someone pass another path user. In explicably the … [more]

[UPDATE: 21.3.22: #180450.] [Image taken 21.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Very disappointing: less than 24 hours after both barriers were removed, one has been … [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] The Hound Lounge, New Earswick, Huntington/York. Doggy teats. There are also doggy grooming products. Coffee and cakes make humans feel welcome, too. Context and links: #180366.

[Image taken 19.3.22] The Hound Lounge, Sleeper Path, New Earswick, Huntington/York. I know about the cat cafe (https://thecatswhiskersyork.co.uk/) in the centre of York but only realised the significance of the name of this place … [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] York. Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context and links to other images from today: #180362. This sign is at the exit from a field. It warns drivers of … [more]

[UPDATE: 15.4.22] Saw both barriers have been removed again. [UPDATE: 21.3.22 The removal was all too temporary: #180450.] [Image taken 19.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] I … [more]

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Closeup of some of the tarmac damage here. See also: #177485, #177486. Other image today: #177488.

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Even the repaired areas are cracking. Location: #177485. Other image of the damage: #177487. Other image today: #177488.

[Update: This was being repaired as I cycled past today 1.3.22] [Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Location of extensive tarmac damage. Very difficult to avoid if you are on a … [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. One of the speed cushions has been replaced. There are three sets on this road. The only drivers I saw reduce their speed today, and on the previous time I stopped to watch driver … [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. There's a speed cushion under this bus. The driver did not need to alter his/her speed or road position to traverse it. Another bus driver passed me traversing with ease and no … [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. Even a mini can straddle speed cushions and therefore the driver does not have to reduce his/her speed. Other images speed cushions here today: #175738 and links. Other image … [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. These are new [See NOTE on: #175738] speed cushions (replacing the previous damaged ones). Neither of these drivers of had to reduce speed or change road position to pass over … [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. This is a comparatively small car by today's standards yet the driver does not need to slow his/her speed or change road position when approaching the speed cushion: the vehicle … [more]

[NOTE: FoI to CYC Response: Hawthorn Terrace was resurfaced between 6th September and 20th September 2019. ...The date the cushions were installed - between 6th September and 20th September 2019, as part of the resurfacing scheme. Where did … [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 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] To get through here with a buggy, a bike, in a wheelchair, a bespoke or adapted cycle (see: #173447) or what I call a … [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 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 25.8.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Andy and Louise have just cycled to Ampleforth and back. (Perhaps 104km/65 miles.) And they are still smiling. Andy does a distance I can't do and he does it in a handcycle. But, BUT... … [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 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Entrance to/exit from Haxby Cycleway (cycle-ped route) towards Clifton Moor and Rawcliffe (and beyond) alongside the A1237 with occasional view of York Minster. There is some room … [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Tight chicanes at the bottom of/start of Haxby Cycleway with an incline that leads over the railway (Scarborough-York). Sightlines are limited but compare this junction with, I … [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237 (ring road), York. Looking in the direction of Haxby. Segregated (different heights) ped and cycle paths. Room to pass people turning and exiting the signed route (Haxby Cycleway) to … [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Looking in the direction of New Earswick. The route to the right (Haxby Cycleway) through the barriers leads alongside the noisy A1237 to Clifton Moor (retail and leisure parks, … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. These signs (installed 2020) at Clifton Backies (https://cliftonbackies.org.uk/) are attractive and informative. I'd like to see a version at the cycle-ped-wheelchair entrance to New Earswick … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. There are several of these in the Reserve. This one is at the entrance from Sutton Way. See also (Clifton Backies board): #166682 (New Earswick): #166666

[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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