Our petition now is flying past 300 supporters since launch only last week! Many have commented about the safety risks now posed to cyclists, especially school children, who are seen diverting around…Continue
"Got the following update on the Dukes Head Passage petition from Change.org. Sounds very promising and Royal Parks should be commended for trying for a solution. Anyone closer to this with further info?
Feb 15, 2017 — With your great…"
"Agree Jen, using that logic Ive also seen a lot of anti-social behaviour in the parks (no dogs and bikes involved), so why don't we just close the parks and build houses on the land. When did we start becoming so intolerant?"
"It is a legal requirement of dog ownership that dogs are given a suitable chance to exercise off lead every day. So let's not go down this route please or all the responsible dog owners will then be in breach of the law. "
"R&T Times - 'Dogs are one of the leading causes of deer casualties in Richmond Park and Bushy Park, both by fatally injuring them and by giving chase and forcing deer into the path of oncoming cars.'. Using the same principle as they…"
"The petition currently has over one thousand and three hundred supporters, and we have had widespread and positive coverage across the local and London media. The Royal Parks management don't feel obliged to listen listen views of our local…"
"Matt - fully agree - you hit the nail on the head - and all that we are asking is for a proportionate, sensible solution which can be signs which remind all users to show car and respect - just have as they have mostly done for half a century on…"
"It's not short: it's 500m. My children are physically incapable of pushing their bikes this distance. This closes the park to us for family cycling as the idea of having them on the narrow path alongside the A308 to get to a south gate is…"
"Interesting write-up in the Evening Standard:
Cyclists demand Bushy Park route ban to be lifted 'because it diverts them towards accident blackspot'
Wonder if ES owner (and Hampton Court Park resident) Evgeny Lebedev has taken an…"
"Niki - thanks and agree - the change.org petition is heading fast towards 1000 supporters in just two weeks which underline the local community feeling on this issue - many comments on the petition echo your views - all we are ask for is sensible…"
"This is so stupid and thoughtless. What was there reasoning for stopping bike riding and dogs walking free in this lane. I heard that police were stopping people at the end of the passage where it enters Bushy Park - have our police got nothing…"