Weekly update – 11th December

It’s not long now until the end of the year. As campaigning activities are easing slightly, we will reduce the frequency of our weekly updates until they pick up again in the new year. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seasonal Social this Monday:

If you wish to attend, please email ‘contact’ or advise in the thread: www.camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/469

Details:
14th December, 7.30
The Grain and Hop Store, Regent Terrace
More information: http://www.camcycle.org.uk/blog/2015/11/13/seasonal-social-14th-december/

Monthly Meeting:

Our next Monthly Meeting is on the 5th of January, 8pm at Friends Meeting House. 

WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK

Milton Road City Deal Subgroup:

There will be an initial subgroup meeting on the Milton Road City Deal
proposals at 6pm on the 17th December at the Golden Hind, 355 Milton Road. 

If you cannot make this meeting, you can still participate in discussion on
our forum at http://www.cyclescape.org/threads/2140

The consultation opens on 14th December and runs until 1st February 2016
http://www.gccitydeal.co.uk/citydeal/info/2/transport/1/transport/8

Histon Road City Deal Proposals:

The same consultation on Milton Road also covers Histon Road City Deal
proposals. Get in contact if you want to be involved in a Histon Road
subgroup.

Online discussion of Histon Road is at
http://www.cyclescape.org/threads/1879 

Newsletter:

The Newsletter production group are meeting at 5:45pm at Grads Cafe this Monday (before heading to the Seasonal Social). If you wish to help with the Newsletter, this is a great way to get started. Please email ‘contact’ if you plan on attending so that we can look out for you. More info here: http://camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/979

UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

14th December: South Area Committee Meeting:

Agenda items include:
-Cycle Projects Updates
-Street Lighting
-An update from Bob Menzies on the “Busway Bollards”

http://camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/2186
http://democracy.cambridge.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=122&MId=2888&Ver=4

CAMBRIDGE NEWS COLUMN

This week, Robin uses the example of the ‘Window Tax’ to show how governments can change people’s behaviour. There are lessons to be learned for cycling policy. www.cambridge-news.co.uk/life-in-the-cycling-lane

THANKS

A great big thanks to Tom McKeown for leading the Mill Road Winter Fair stall last Saturday and the many volunteers including Willa, Matthew, Al, John, Hester and Richard who helped out on the day.  

GET INVOLVED

We still have openings on the Committee. Please get in touch to find out more. 

Cyclescape is our discussion forum. Find out how to register and get started here:
www.camcycle.org.uk/membership/discussion.html

Ensembling is our system for drafting and reviewing documents such as consultation responses. Register here:
www.ensembling.com

WHAT'S BUGGING YOU?

Is there an issue that the campaign isn't covering, or that could be a higher priority? Tell us on Cyclescape, send an email to contact@camcycle.org.uk or follow the Campaign:
Twitter: @camcycle
Facebook: CambridgeCyclingCampaign