Petition forces Carlisle council to look again at Castle Way crossing plan
Work to build a controversial crossing in Carlisle has been delayed – with the plans set to go under the council spotlight again.
A petition set up opposing plans for the pedestrian link from the city centre to the Castle on Castle Way attracted more than 1,500 signatures in just a week.
And the city council's own 'scheme for submission of petitions' rules state that any petition containing more than 1,000 signatures must be debated by the full council.
The next full council meeting will not take place until November 8.
The decision to give the plans the go-ahead provoked strong opposition... read more
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