Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2016, in Newsletter 129.

Camcycle monthly meetings

The Campaign’s monthly general meeting is held in the Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane on the first Tuesday of each month. Business starts at 8pm, with tea and coffee from 7.30pm. The agenda includes opportunities to discuss current issues and planning matters. All welcome.

6 December: Camcycle Annual General Meeting. Brian Deegan of Transport for London will talk about London’s ‘Go Dutch’ approach and revisions of the London Cycle Design Standards.

3 January: tbc

Camcycle Seasonal Social

19 December 6.30pm at Thirsty Cambridge, 49 Chesterton Road CB4 1EN.

Camcycle stall bike events

3 December Mill Road Winter Fair.

10 December Mitcham’s and Merrier Christmas Market at Mitcham’s Corner. Cyclescape 253

Camcycle newsletter dates

Copy deadline: 1 January 2017. Members’ help with the newsletter, including writing articles, taking photos, providing reviews and laying out content, is always very welcome.

Newsletter distribution: week of 31 January. Camcycle members organise the newsletter distribution, putting into envelopes and then getting them delivered. More volunteers would be a great help. Please contact Lisa Woodburn (via contact@camcycle.org.uk).

Newsletter Team meeting: 13 February at 5.45pm in Grads Café on the 3rd floor of the University Centre, Mill Lane. All are welcome to attend this meeting where we discuss the most recent issue and plan the next one. Cyclescape 979.

Cambridge cycle rides

#CamRideHome rides start at 6pm on the last Friday of the month from outside The Mill pub on Mill Lane. See www.benhaywardcycles.tumblr.com

CTC Cambridge holds up to six rides a week in the countryside around Cambridge. These range from short, leisurely-paced rides which last 2-3 hours on a Saturday morning, medium-length rides on a Sunday afternoon, to long rides on a Thursday or Sunday that last all day. All welcome. www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk

Please Note
Cambridge Cycling Campaign reserves the right to decline to promote events or activities where helmets or high-visibility clothing are required or implied.

City and county council committees

Campaign members may be interested in attending Planning Committee and Area Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues. Development Control Forum and Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which determine the Planning Applications relating to the major housing development proposals for the Cambridge sub-region. The Development Plan Scrutiny Sub-committee meetings often cover walking/cycling/transport issues.

Agendas are usually online about a week in advance www.cambridge.gov.uk/democracy/. Please check the website in case meetings have been cancelled, or times or venues changed.

Cambridge City Joint Area Committee administered by Cambridgeshire County Council: no forthcoming meetings scheduled.

Development Control Forum: 7 December, 11 January, 16 February; all at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2 – The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

Development Plan Scrutiny Sub-committee: 6 December and 28 February at 4.30pm in Committee Room 1 & 2 – The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

East Area Committee: 12 January and 6 April at 7pm in Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthew’s St, Cambridge CB1 2LT.

Greater Cambridge City Deal Executive Board: 8 December at 4pm in The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ, 25 January at 4pm at South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne CB23 6EA.

Greater Cambridge City Deal Joint Assembly: 1 December and 18 January at 4pm in The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes: on 14 December and 18 January at 10.30am in Committee Room 1 & 2 – The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

Joint Strategic Transport and Spatial Planning Group: no forthcoming meetings scheduled.

Members Cycling and Pedestrian Steering Group: no forthcoming meetings scheduled.

North Area Committee: 15 December at 6.30pm in Chesterton Community College, Gilbert Road, Cambridge CB4 3NY.

Planning Committee: 4 January and 1 February at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2 – The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

South Area Committee: 16 January at 7pm in Cherry Hinton Village Leisure Centre, Colville Road, Cherry Hinton CB1 9EJ.

West Central Area Committee: 7 December at 7pm in Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge CB1 1LG.