Weekly update – 24th March

In our update this week:

  • Mayoral Hustings with Cambridge Carbon Footprint – 31 March
  • County Council Election Hustings – 4 April
  • Camcycle Manifesto workshop – 8 April
  • Camcycle social – 10 April
  • Reach Ride – 1 May
  • Dutch Cycling Embassy to visit Cambridge – 2 May
  • Co-op Community Fund
  • Don't forget these consultations
  • Volunteering
  • Events
  • In the news

Mayoral Hustings with Cambridge Carbon Footprint

31 March  5.30 pm – 8 pm,  Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University.  Booking essential.

This free event is organised by Cambridge Carbon Footprint and Anglia Ruskin University

 

County Council Election Hustings – 4 April

Tuesday, 4 April, 7.30 pm for 8 pm start – Friends Meetings House, Jesus Green

Our April monthly meeting will be election hustings for the County Council elections. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask representatives from each party about their plans for cycling in Cambridge. Cyclescape 3058

 

Camcycle cycling manifesto workshop – 8 April

Saturday 8 April, 10.30 am, Science Park area. Please email to register your interest in attending.

We are working on our manifesto/vision for cycling in Cambridge. This will guide our campaigning efforts and help to communicate what Camcycle stands for. Cyclescape 316

 

Camcycle social – 10 April

Monday 10 April, 6.30 pm, Salisbury Arms Tenison Road. Cyclescape

Celebrate our campaigning work and get to know other members. Bring a friend – It's 2-for-1 pizzas!

 

Reach Ride

Reach Ride – 1 May

Save the date for the Reach Ride!

Our leaflets have arrived. Can you help to distribute leaflets and posters to local businesses, community centres and workplaces? Please reply to this email or Cyclescape 2718.

 

Dutch Cycling Embassy to visit Cambridge – 2 May

The guest speaker at our May monthly meeting will be Erik Tetteroo from the Dutch Cycling Embassy. Cyclescape 3106

 

Don't forget the Co-op Community Fund!

Please help spread the word, and join here to allocate your community funds to Camcycle: https://membership.coop.co.uk/

 

Consultations

Waterbeach planning application: Consultation closes April 5. Cyclescape 3045.

220 Milton Road (16/1591/FUL): 11 apartments application. We're not happy with the cycle parking provision. Cyclescape 2741

A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet: Consultation closes April 23. Cyclescape 2816.

Northwest Cambridge cycling friendly development? Cyclescape 3105

 

Volunteering:

Milton Road Campaign: Volunteers needed for stall event 25 March at the Arbury Road/Milton Road Co-op. Can you help with events and leafleting? Cyclescape 3024.

Newsletter deliveries: Can you help deliver newsletters on your street or in your local area? Please reply with your postcode and we will see if there is a delivery round suitable for you.

  

Upcoming events

See our campaign diary online.

March

Tue, 31st: Mayoral Hustings with Cambridge Carbon Footprint. 5.30 pm – 8 pm Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University.

 

April

Tue 4th: County Council Election Hustings – April meeting. 7:30 pm Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane.

Mon 10th: Campaign Social. 6:30 pm Salisbury Arms on Tenison Road. 2-for-1 pizzas!

Wed 19th: Determination of Chisholm Trail planning application, at Joint Development Control Committee (probable date).

Sun 30th: Newsletter copy deadline.

 

May

Mon 1st: Reach Ride – Starts at 10 am at the Guildhall.

Tue 2nd: May meeting. Guest speaker Eric Tetteroo from Dutch Cycling Embassy. 7:30 pm Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane.

Thu 4th: Mayoral elections and County Council elections.

 

June

Tue 6th: Monthly Meeting – Guest Speaker Rachel Aldred. 7:30 pm Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane.

 

In the News

Don't forget to read Robin Heydon's latest cycling column in the Cambridge News. http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/all-about/cycling

 

Using Cyclescape

If you are having issues accessing the Cyclescape discussions please see the guidance here. Existing Camcycle members will need to register for Cyclescape the first time they use it.