Cycling shorts

This article was published in 2002, in Newsletter 44.

Bill Park Weir, who has been the Travel for Work Adviser for the last year, will be leaving in November. The job will be advertised soon: please contact the Campaign if you would like to know more. In the meantime, we would like to thank Bill for his hard work and many achievements during the year, and wish both him and his family well in Australia.

Progress has been slower than expected in producing a new Planning Brief for the Cambridge Station area. It is now expected that the proposals will go out for public consultation in October or November 2002, and then to Council committees for adoption in January 2003. This planning brief is not a planning application, but simply to set written guidelines as to how development on the enlarged development area should proceed.

Charles Simmons-Jacobs has used Ipswich’s new bus with a specially designed cycle trailer to travel from Debenham to Ipswich Station and, although the bus was a bit shaky, his bike arrived perfectly safely.