Campaign Diary

April

Tue 6 7.30 pm Open Meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. (Tea and coffee, a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members for the first half-hour. The meeting itself starts at 8.)
Thu 8 8.30 am Newsletter 23 editorial review meeting, at Tatties
Fri 9 – Sun 11 Bike 99, Hall 4, NEC, Birmingham – with new family cycling area. phone (01369) 708008
Sun 11 2.00 pm Leisurely ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A windmill ride to Swaffham Prior. A countryside ride, using bridleways and quiet roads, at a gentle pace. Bring lights. We’ll be back in Cambridge by 6 pm
Tue 13 – Thu 16 Velo-City conference, in Graz (Austria) and Maribor (Slovenia)
Wed 14 7.00 pm National Bike Week planning, 100 Thoday Street
Sun 18 Green Party sponsored windmill bike ride. See article for details
Mon 19 8.30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Thu 22 6.30 pm Josie Dew‘s slide presentation at Waterstone’s in Bridge Street
Sat 24 – Sun 25 National Cycle Campaigning Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 25 2 pm Leisurely Ride. Going to Whittlesford, Newton and Haslingfield. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 11 April for description)

May

Mon 3 12.00 pm Reach Fair. Traditional village-green fair, opened by the Mayor of Cambridge, with events for all the family, including Patchwork Circus – well worth a ride to see
Tue 4 7.30 pm Open Meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (see 6 April for description)
Wed 5 7.00 pm National Bike Week planning, 100 Thoday Street
Fri 7 Newsletter 24 deadline- Please send copy to Mark Irving (irving@home.cam.net.uk).
Sun 9 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride. Riding to Saffron Walden, and returning by train from Audley End. There’ll be time to look round Saffron Walden for those who wish to do so. (Please bring a Railcard if you have one.) Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road.
Sun 16 1.00 pm Special Leisurely Ride for Environment Week. Ride to Swaffham Prior windmill (we hope to see it in operation), followed by tea at Anglesey Abbey. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road
Mon 17 8.30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Fri 21 7.30 pm Newsletter 24 envelope stuffing, 8 Thirleby Close – volunteers welcomed!
Sat 22 10.00 am Police cycle auction, at Parkside police station. Viewing starts at 9.00 am phone (01354) 688197.
Sun 23 Cambridge Wheel sponsored ride, in aid of Action Research (no afternoon leisurely ride). See article for details.

June

Tue 1 7.30 pm Open Meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (see 6 April for description)
Sat 5 – Sun 13 Green Transport Week. phone (01932) 828882 or http://www.eta.co.uk
Sun 6 Peterborough Environment Week Cycle Ride, organised by the Peterborough Environment City Trust and Peterborough Lions Club. Rides of 5½, 15 and 24 miles on the Peterborough Millennium Green Wheel. David Leary phone (01733) 234343.
Tue 8 International Car Free Day
Sat 12 – Sun 20 National Bike Week 1999. See article
Sun 13 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 11 April for description)
Mon 21 8.30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Sun 27 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 11 April for description)