Previous events – 2009

January 2009

Fri 2 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 4 Newsletter Newsletter 82 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: Cycle Couriers in Cambridge
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). Rob King of Outspoken Delivery, a local cycle courier firm, will be speaking to us about running a cycle courier company in Cambridge and the history of their operation.
Wed 7 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 8 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces.
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 15 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthew’s Street.
Fri 16 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 16 Social Team Cambridge Roller Racing
Rollapaluza comes to Cambridge. More details at www.team-cambridge.co.uk/rollerracing/rollerracing.htm.
Sat 17 / Sun 18 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Wed 21 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Small Hall, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 22 External meeting Joint Transport Forum
2.30pm, Kreis Vierson Room, Shire Hall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Transport Forum meetings, which often include strategic issues relating to cycling and walking issues.
Thu 22 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 23 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 26 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, Shire Hall, Castle Hill. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Thu 29 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 30 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

February 2009

Tue 3 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: ‘CycleStreets’ demonstration
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). We’ll be giving a demonstration of CycleStreets, the national version of the Campaign’s journey planner and photomap.
Wed 4 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Fri 6 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Carluccio’s, just above the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. Please note the changed venue on this occasion.
Fri 6 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 7 Monthly meeting Strategy Day
The Campaign will be holding a Strategy Day to assess its work and consider strategy. 1-6pm, Winstanley Room, Trinity College, to be followed by a meal.
Thu 12 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Royal British Legions Hall, Fishers Lane, Cherry Hinton.
Fri 13 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 20 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 27 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 27 External meeting Joint Transport Forum
1pm, Kreis Vierson Room, Shire Hall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Transport Forum meetings, which often include strategic issues relating to cycling and walking issues.

March 2009

Sun 1 Newsletter Newsletter 83 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 3 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Wed 4 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Wed 4 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: The Impact of Growth
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be holding its first meeting. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Thu 5 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces.
Fri 6 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 10 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: The Impact on Business
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be holding a public meeting. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Wed 11 External meeting Joint Transport Forum
1pm, Room 128, Shire Hall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Transport Forum meetings, which often include strategic issues relating to cycling and walking issues.
Thu 12 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthew’s Street.
Fri 13 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 18 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: The County Council’s Proposals
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Thu 19 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge Preservation Society
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Thu 19 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 20 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 24 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Transport Groups
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website. The Campaign will be presenting its evidence at this meeting.
Thu 26 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Health and Emergency Services
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Thu 26 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 27 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

April 2009

Wed 1 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 2 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
5pm at the Copper Kettle, King’s Parade. Please note the changed date, time and venue on this occasion.
Thu 2 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road.
Fri 3 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 6 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Huntingdonshire
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Tue 7 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: School Travel
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). We have invited Steve Hawkes, School Travel Co-ordinator for the County Council to speak to us this month. He is involved with encouraging pupils to cycle to school.
Fri 10 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 15 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, The Hicks Room, University Centre. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 16 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Business & Transport
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Fri 17 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 18 / Sun 19 Apr 2009 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Mon 20 Social Social gathering
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Tue 21 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Education Transport
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Fri 24 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 27 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Thu 18 Social ‘Down Right Kenya’ presentation
7pm. ‘Down Right Kenya’ – Inspirational talk from a group of local cyclists who rode from Cambridge to Kenya in aid of a charity that supports schools in rural Kenya. Fitzwilliam College auditorium. Free entry.
Mon 27 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: East Cambridgeshire
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Wed 29 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 30 External meeting Joint Transport Forum
10am, Kreis Vierson Room, Shire Hall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Transport Forum meetings, which often include strategic issues relating to cycling and walking issues.
Thu 30 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, University Centre, Mill Lane.

May 2009

Fri 1 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 3 Newsletter Newsletter 84 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Mon 4 Ride Camcycle 20/50 – Ride to Reach Fair
Ride with us to Reach Fair and back, or all the way to Ely and back. See full details. Start in Cambridge at Midsummer Common, 9.30am. Photos from last year’s ride are online.
Tue 5 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: Cycling in South America
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). Speaker: Tim Burford (and Martin Lucas-Smith) on the cycle culture of South America.
Thu 7 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthew’s Street.
Fri 8 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 12 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, The Hicks Room, University Centre. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 14 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 15 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 22 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 27 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Wed 27 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel Wulfstan Way.
Thu 28 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 29 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 20 Other CycleNation Conference in Manchester
The conference for cycling campaign groups from all around the UK will this year be in Manchester. Please contact them directly if you need more details. Our own CycleStreets.net system will be presented at the Conference.

June 2009

Tue 2 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Thu 4 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
5.30pm at Carluccio’s, just above the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. Please note the changed date, time and venue on this occasion.
Fri 5 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 5 Newsletter Campaign stall at the Strawberry Fair
We’ll be at Strawberry Fair this year with our stall bike. Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Thu 11 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: South Cambridgeshire
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Fri 12 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
13th-21st Bike Week 2009
Details listed below. Full details of all events at www.bikeweek.org.uk or see the leaflet. Also, free adult cycle training sessions are available Monday to Friday of Bike Week from 12-2pm at Parker’s Piece. See the leaflet for full details.
Sat 13 Bike Fair on Parker’s Piece
To celebrate Bike Week and Cambridge’s status as a ‘Cycling City’. There will be BMX displays and workshops, Dr Bike, cycling information stalls, and bikes to try out. Also cycle orienteering organised by Outspoken Cycle Couriers: in teams (minimum 2 people), using one of the council’s brand new cycle maps, the task is to find the shortest route around town to reach as many checkpoints as possible!
Sun 14 Newsletter Campaign stall at the Environment Festival, Milton Country Park.
… subject to availability of helpers! Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Tue 16 Ride Bike Week lunchtime ride
12.30-1.30pm. Free guided bike ride around the city. Depart from Station Cycles at the train station.
Wed 17 Cycle to a free breakfast
Bike Breakfast for Bike to Work Day – at Park Street Cycle Park and the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. Our stall will also be present at Park Street.
Thu 18 Ride Bike Week lunchtime ride
12.30-1.30pm. Free guided bike ride around the city. Depart from Station Cycles at the train station.
Wed 17 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Fenland
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Thu 18 Social ‘Down Right Kenya’ presentation
7pm. ‘Down Right Kenya’ – Inspirational talk from a group of local cyclists who rode from Cambridge to Kenya in aid of a charity that supports schools in rural Kenya. Guildhall, Market Square. Free entry.
Thu 18 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Castle End Mission, Pound Hill.
Fri 19 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 19 Ride Unusual history bike tour
6-8pm. Discover the real Cambridge with local historian and Blue Badge Tour Guide Allan Brigham. Cycle along streets and parks from the city centre to Cherry Hinton Hall. Learn about Cambridge’s history including the mining boom and explore the city’s oldest buildings and parks. £3 per adult (accompanied children aged 14 and under go free). Tickets available from The Cambridge Visitor Information Centre.
Sat 20 Cycle try-out session
10am-5pm. Lots of different, unusual and fun bikes for everyone to try! Fen Edge Festival, Cottenham.
Sat 20 Maintenance Workshop Open Day, Ben Hayward Cycles
Meet our mechanics, servicing tips, demonstrations, competitions, refreshments and special offers. 10am-4pm Saturday 20th June in both our Laundress Lane (01223 301118) and Horningsea (01223 860471) workshops. More details at: www.benhaywardcycles.com
Sun 21 Ride Cycle to Byron’s Pool family day
11am-5pm. Leaflet detailing cycle routes to all local nature reserves in the city available from Cambridge Visitor Information Centre and bike shops.
Mon 22 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Business and Economic Impact
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Wed 24 External meeting Planning Committee
9.30am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 25 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Cambridge City Residents
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.
Fri 26 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 29 External meeting Joint Transport Forum
11am, Room 128, Shire Hall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Transport Forum meetings, which often include strategic issues relating to cycling and walking issues.
Mon 29 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission meeting: Cambridgeshire County Council Recalled
The independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be continuing its series of public meetings. For more details, see the meetings page on its website.

July 2009

Thu 14 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm.
Fri 3 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 4 Ride King Lear Bike Ride
How about coming on a bike ride to see some environmental theatre at Wandlebury? The show is King Lear and unfolds as you follow the cast around the dramatic summer evening landscape at Wandlebury Ring. The ride starts at 6:45 pm from 100 Thoday Street, and follow one of these routes. Confirm to simon.nuttall@gmail.com. More details: www.insitutheatre.co.uk.
Sun 5 Ride Bicycle Rally – Milton Country Park
10.30-5.30pm, Milton Country Park. See the poster for more information.
Sun 5 Newsletter Newsletter 85 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 7 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – Cycling Demonstration Town parternship working and progress
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). A run-through of the presentation we will be giving to contacts from many of the Cycling Demonstration Towns around the country at a conference later in the week.
Wed 8 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Wed 8 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm, Lichfield Hall.
Fri 10 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 11 / Sun 12 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Sat 11 – Sun 12 Newsletter Campaign stall at the Big Weekend
We’ll be at the Big Weekend this year with our stall bike. Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Sun 12 Newsletter Shelford Feast
… subject to availability of helpers! Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Fri 17 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 19 Police open day
12-4pm. Parkside Police Station is hosting an open day. Visitors can see up close a CCTV van, a police motorcycle, a police traffic car, an accident wreck and even the police helicopter.
Mon 20 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, Heidelberg Room, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Tue 21 External meeting Cambridgeshire Transport Commission – presentation of study on congestion charging and £500m TIF proposals
The final verdict of the independent Cambridgeshire Transport Commission will be announced at a special public meeting on 21 July. The Commission, headed by Sir Brian Briscoe has been gathering evidence on the transport and congestion problems in and around Cambridge since January. It has also been assessing Cambridgeshire County Council’s bid for Transport Innovation Funding, including congestion charging. At the Guildhall, Cambridge from 7pm.
Wed 22 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 23 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Rd.
Fri 24 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 26 Fundraiser London to Cambridge Bike Ride
Raise funds for Breakthrough Breast Cancer by taking part in the annual London to Cambridge Bike Ride. The 50-mile route winds its way through beautiful countryside from Waltham Abbey to the finish at Midsummer Common in the heart of Cambridge. To enter apply online at www.bike-events.com or call 0870 755 8519.
Thu 30 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 31 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

August 2009

Tue 4 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Tue 4 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Thu 6 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
5.30pm at Carluccio’s, just above the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. Please note the date, time and venue.
Fri 7 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 14 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 17 Social Social gathering
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Wed 19 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 20 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm.
Fri 21 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 26 Subgroup Gilbert Road – reviewing the options
8 Thirleby Close, Cambridge, CB4 3RS. We will be reviewing David Earl’s proposal for a central cycleway and evaluating the alternatives.
Thu 27 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm.
Fri 28 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Aug 30 Newsletter Newsletter 86 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.

September 2009

Tue 1 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: Cycling Demonstration Town programme and issues
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). Mike Davies, Programme Manager for the Cambridge Cycling Demonstration Town, will be speaking on the programme of schemes and issues arising.
Thu 3 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 3 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm.
Fri 4 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 6 Fundraiser Ride for Ryder 2009: London to Cambridge bike ride
This undulating route of just under 60 miles will take us through some of England’s most picturesque rural landscapes. Find out more on the Sue Ryder Care website.
Sun 6 Social Dave Gorman
8pm, Corn Exchange. Details and prices at www.davegorman.com. Stand-up comedian Dave Gorman is going back on the road. And ‘on the road’ is what is meant. Five years after he last toured the UK he’s embarking on a truly unique stand-up comedy tour. Dave Gorman: Sit Down, Pedal, Pedal, Stop And Stand Up will see the intrepid comedian covering the extremes of the British mainland as he travels from this land’s southernmost point to its northernmost tip, taking in the most easterly and westerly points along the way. Dave will be performing each and every night of the journey and he’s going to do the whole thing on his bike.
Tue 8 External meeting Cambridge Gateway and Hills Road Safety Scheme Consultation
A consultation event to obtain views on the proposals. 5.30-7.30pm, College Hall, Hills Road Sixth Form College.
Thu 10 External meeting Cambridge Gateway and Hills Road Safety Scheme Consultation
A consultation event to obtain views on the proposals. 4.30-7pm, St Paul’s Church Lower Hall, Hills Road.
Fri 11 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 16 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Fri 18 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 24 Maintenance Bicycle Maintenance evening classes
7-9pm, running for five weeks. The Parkside Federation are running a bike maintenance course at Parkside starting on 24th September 2009. The cost is £40 (concession price £30). See www.parksidefederation.org.uk/adult-learn-train/general-courses/bike-maintenance/ for details of how to enrol.
Tue 24 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm.
Thu 24 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 25 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 27 Fundraiser Oxford-Cambridge Bike Ride
The challenging 89 mile route follows quiet roads through the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire countryside to the big skies and flatter fenlands of Cambridgeshire. The route is fully signed and marshalled. This event is organised by the British Heart Foundation. For more information, see their website at www.bhf.org.uk/oxcamride or phone 0808 100 2109.

October 2009

Thu 1 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 1 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
5.30pm at Carluccio’s, just above the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. Please note the date, time and venue.
Fri 2 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 3 Maintenance Wheel Building Workshop
This is a practical one-day course where you learn how to assemble and true strong and durable bicycle wheels. You will learn to build ‘standard’ (36 spoke cross-3) wheels using proven wheel building techniques based on sound principles. Places are restricted to eight to ensure a high teacher-student ratio. For more information, see www.davidwgreen.talktalk.net/wheelbuilding/wheel_bld_1day_info2009.pdf
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 10 / Sun 11 Jan 2009 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Thu 15 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm.
Fri 16 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 19 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
Location and time t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Wed 21 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Fri 23 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 25 British Summer Time ends
Clocks should be put back at 1am – don’t forget your bike lights!
Thu 29 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm.
Fri 30 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

November 2009

Sun 1 Newsletter Newsletter 87 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 3 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Tue 3 Monthly meeting Annual General Meeting – with speaker Meyer Hillman
See full details. 8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Fri 6 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 12 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 6.30pm.
Fri 13 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 14 Other CTC/CycleNation Conference in Nottingham
A conference for cycling campaign groups from all around the UK in Nottingham. This is a great opportunity to take part in the national debate about cycling in cities. There will be rides, networking, and host families can accommodate delegates. Full details at www.pedals.org.uk/conference/ .
Wed 18 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Thu 19 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm.
Fri 20 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 24 External meeting Hills Road Bridge safety scheme trial consultation
A consultation event to obtain views on the proposals. 5-7.30pm, College Hall, Hills Road Sixth Form College.
Thu 26 Newsletter Newsletter envelope stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 27 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 28 Maintenance Wheel Building Workshop
This is a practical course where you learn how to assemble and true strong and durable bicycle wheels. You will learn to build ‘standard’ (36 spoke cross-3) wheels using proven wheel building techniques based on sound principles. Places are restricted to ensure a high teacher-student ratio. For more information, see www.davidwgreen.talktalk.net/wheelbuilding/wheel_bld_1day_info2009.pdf
Mon 30 External meeting Hills Road Bridge safety scheme trial consultation
A consultation event to obtain views on the proposals. 5-7.30pm, Science Lecture Room, Hills Road Sixth Form College.

December 2009

Tue 1 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – with speaker John Grimshaw
8.00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). Our speaker will be John Grimshaw of Sustrans.
Thu 3 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 3 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
5.30pm at Grads Café on the top floor of the University Centre. Please note the date, time and venue.
Fri 4 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 5 Newsletter Mill Road Winter Fair stall
We’ll be at the Mill Road Winter Fair this year with our stall, from 11-4. Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Tue 8 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting
This is now at our usual slot (first Tuesday), i.e. 1st December instead.
Thu 10 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm. Castle End Mission, Pound Hill, Cambridge, CB3 0AE.
Fri 11 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 14 Social Seasonal social
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm. Please contact us if you wish to come, and that requests after 4 December cannot be guaranteed.
Wed 16 External meeting Planning Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.
Wed 16 Subgroup Station Subgroup – station cycle parking
A meeting to try to get some action together on the parking crisis at the station. Contact us for details of the venue – open to all members. 7pm.
Thu 17 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7pm.
Fri 18 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.