You know you’re going to be able to cycle on Worthing prom from this weekend…

well, you’re not. At least, according to Worthing Council. If you’ve been following the on-and-off story this year, you’ll know about the confusion of whether we can cycle in safety west of Splash Point.The good news came when the date of the 28th August was announced. Passed by the Government and handed on to Worthing Council to paint out a few ‘No’s on ‘No Cycling’ and stencil some pretty cycles on the prom – OK, OK, I’m making light of a very serious and complex process involving thousands of highly trained people who have a heap of other things to...

You can’t cycle on Worthing promenade west of Splash Point

The madness continues here in the People’s Republic of Worthing. For years you haven’t been able to cycle on the wide promenade west of the town centre, but you can on the narrow promenade to the east. If there’s any logic here, I can’t see it. The good news, as far as most people are concerned is that this Easter the ban was lifted. ONLY IT WASN”T. This afternoon I was stopped on said promenade by two nice members of Her Majesty’s Constabulary, who informed me I was breaking the by-law that prevents people riding on the promenade. According to...