Campaign Diary

This article was published in 1999, in Newsletter 25.

August 1999

Tue 3 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.)
Sun 8 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A loop south of Cambridge, of 20 to 25 miles, perhaps with a short, moderately bumpy off-road section, and definitely with a picnic at the Magog Downland. We’ll be back in Cambridge by 6 pm
Sat 14 We’ll have a stall at Go Green Day on Christ’s Pieces
Mon 16 8.30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Wed 18 8.00 am Newsletter 25 review meeting, over breakfast at Tatties
Sun 22 10.30 am Leisurely Ride . All-day ride in the country lanes of north Essex. Please bring a picnic. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. We’ll be home by 6.
Wed 25 Emmanuel Road closure and Babraham Road Park & Ride become operational (see article)
Wed 25 8.00 pm Safety on the Roads sub-group meeting at 9 Bray, St Matthew’s Street.
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

September

Tue 7 7.30 pm Open Meeting , Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (see 3 August for description)
Fri 10 midnight Newsletter 26 deadline. All copy must reach the editor by today.
Sun 12 12.54 pm Leisurely Ride . Meet at Cambridge railway station. A ‘train-assisted’ ride! We’ll catch the train to Ashwell and Morden, and cycle back to Cambridge.
Mon 20 8.30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Sun 26 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. We’ll go to Bourn Windmill, but we will also try to visit the new development at Cambourne. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace, including a stop at a tea shop or cafĂ©. We’ll be back in Cambridge by 6 pm
Wed 29 7.30 pm Newsletter 26 envelope stuffing, 8 Thirleby Close – volunteers always welcome

October

Tue 5 7.30 pm Annual General Meeting , Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (see 3 August for description)
Sat 9 10.00 am Police cycle auction , Parkside police station. Viewing starts at 9.00 am. phone (01354) 688197
Sun 10 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road (see 26 September for description)
Fri 15-Sun 17 Campaign fact-finding trip to Oxford (see article)
Mon 18 8.30 Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway
Sun 24 2.00 pm Leisurely Ride . Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road (see 26 September for description)

Further ahead

Sat 6 Nov Autumn Cycle Campaign Network Conference, in Salisbury. For details, contact Jimmy Walker e-mail jimmy.walker@camr.org.uk phone (01722) 325608
17-25 June 2000 Millennium Festival of Cycling – CTC National Bike Week’s name in the year 2000
19-25 June 2000 Ride The Net , Sustrans celebration of the National Cycle Network