Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2004, in Newsletter 57.

December 2004

Wed 1 5-7 pm Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the railway station. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Fri 3 8:30 am Newsletter 57 review and planning for 58, over breakfast at Tatties café.
Tue 7 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane, at the Park Street junction. (Tea and coffee, a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members for the first half-hour. The meeting proper starts at 8 pm.)
Sun 12 1 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. Short cycle ride round Cambridge followed by a seasonal celebration of mince pies and mulled wine or non-alcoholic drink at 100 Thoday Street. All members welcome from 4.30 pm even if you did not come on the ride!
Mon 20 7 pm Join us for a social gathering and Christmas party at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street.

January 2005

Tue 4 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. For a description see 7 December.
Sat 8 – Sun 9 A meeting to draft our responses to Councillors of the Cambridge Area Joint Committee (AJC). Please ask the Campaign (see Committee details elsewhere in this newsletter) if you need more details.
Sat 8 Newsletter 58 deadline. Please contact the editor if you would like to write an article.
Sun 9 1 pm Leisurely Ride. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Meet at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. Back in Cambridge around 5 pm. You will need bike lights.
Mon 17 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street. Please contact us if you plan to come to check that the event is still on.
Wed 26 7.30 pm Newsletter 58 envelope stuffing, probably at the new Baby Milk Action offices. Please contact us to confirm the location.

February 2005

Tue 1 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. For a description see 7 December. This meeting will have as its main focus the proposals for the St Ives Railway corridor – the benefits for cyclists of a guided bus or of a train.
Fri 4 8.30 am Newsletter 58 review and planning for 59, over breakfast at Tatties café.
Sun 13 1 pm Leisurely Ride. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Meet at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. Back in Cambridge around 5 pm.
Mon 21 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street. Please contact us if you plan to come to check that the event is still on.

Further ahead

9-10 April A meeting to draft our responses to Councillors of the Cambridge Area Joint Committee (AJC). Please ask the Campaign (see Committee details elsewhere in this newsletter) if you need more details.
31 May – 3 June Velo City 2005 Conference in Dublin. Full details on the CCN website www.cyclenetwork.org.uk
10-12 September Grand Opening of the National Cycle Network will be in Cambridge. Watch this space for more information.