Campaign Diary

This article was published in 1999, in Newsletter 24.

June

Tue 1
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 3
8.30 am
Newsletter 24 review meeting, at Tatties
Thu 3
8.00 pm
Grange Road Traffic Calming. A meeting to discuss what we want to say to the City and County Councils. At 17 Cockroft Place (off Clarkson Road). For more information, call Nigel phone 311073
Sat 5 – Sun 13
Green Transport Week. phone (01932) 828882 or http://www.eta.co.uk
Sat 5
Railway Development Society sponsored bike ride between Huntingdon and Cambridge to promote reopening of the St Ives railway – contact Clara Zilahi, 31 Wimbotsham Rd, Downham Market PE38 9PE
Sun 6
11 am
Cycling Campaign 4th Birthday Pot-Luck Picnic. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road, for a ride to Magog Down, for the opening of their brand new cycle stands. Please bring some food to share.
Sun 6
Peterborough Environment Week Cycle Ride , organised by the Peterborough Environment City Trust and Peterborough Lions Club. Rides of 5 1/2, 15 and 24 miles on the Peterborough Millennium Green Wheel. David Leary phone (01733) 234343.
Tue 8
International Car Free Day

National Bike Week: 12-20 June 1999

Sat 12 – Sun 20
Arrive by Bike! Throughout National Bike Week, a number of East Anglian tourist attractions will be offering free or reduced entry to people arriving by bike
Sat 12
9.30 am
Dr Bike and Route planning service. Venue to be confirmed, but probably by the Guildhall. Finish about 4.30 pm
Sun 13
2.00 pm
Leisurely Ride to Willer’s Mill animal sanctuary, Shepreth. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A countryside ride, using bridleways and quiet roads, at a gentle pace. We’ll be back in Cambridge by 6 pm
Wed 16
8.00 am
National Bike to Work Day – free cyclists’ breakfast thanks to Hobbs Pavilion Restaurant on Parker’s Piece. Finishes at 9.00 am or when supplies run out
Sun 20
10.45 am
Leisurely ride in Norfolk. Meet beforehand in Cambridge railway station, catch the train to King’s Lynn and try out part of the Sustrans National Cycle Network.
Mon 21
8.30 pm
Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Tue 22
8 pm
Safety on the Roads sub-group meeting, at 9 Bray, St Matthew’s Street
Sun 27
2.00 pm
Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 13 June for description)

July

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.)
Fri 9
midnight
Newsletter 25 deadline. The editor gets very annoyed when articles are late.
Sun 11
2.00 pm
Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 13 June for description)
Mon 19
8.30 pm
Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Fri 23
Note that the Newsletter stuffing has been moved to Wed 28 July.
Sun 25
London to Cambridge sponsored bike ride in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. For information, call Bike Events phone (01225) 480130
Wed 28
7.30 pm
Newsletter 25 envelope stuffing, 8 Thirleby Close – volunteers welcome (full training will be provided)
(Note the changed date.)
Sat 31
10.00 am
Police cycle auction at Parkside police station. Viewing from 9.00 am. For information phone (01354) 688197

August

Tue 3
7.30 pm
Open Meeting , Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (see 1 June for description)
Sun 8
2.00 pm
Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 13 June for description)
Mon 16
8.30 pm
Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Sun 22
2.00 pm
Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. (See 13 June for description)
Sat 28-Mon 30
Mildenhall Cycling Rally . The UK’s second largest annual cycle rally – and it’s only 25 miles from Cambridge! For more information, see http://www.mrally.freeserve.co.uk or e-mail info@mrally.freeserve.co.uk