Campaign Diary

April 2008
Tue 1 8.00 pm Monthly General Meeting: Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30 pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Thu 3 7.30 pm West/Central Area Committee, Cripps Court, Magdalene College, 1-3 Chesterton Road. Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/planning issues.
Fri 4 8.30 am Newsletter 77 review and planning for Newsletter 78 over breakfast at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA.
Fri 4 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): A lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way, leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Open to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 11 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Sat 12/ Sun 13 Meeting to draft our communications to councillorsof the Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Wed 16 10.00 am Joint Development Control Committee, location to be confirmed. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 17 7.30 pm East Area Committee, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. See 3 April for details on Area meetings.
Thu 17 7.30 pm North Area Committee, Manor Community College, Arbury Road. See 3 April for details on Area meetings.
Fri 18 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Mon 21 2.00 pm Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting, Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Castle Hill. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking, cycling and transport issues.
Mon 21 7.00 pm Social meeting: Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street.
Fri 25 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
May 2008
Fri 2 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Mon 5 10.00 am Bank Holiday Monday: Camcycle 20/50. Ride with us to Reach Fair and back, or all the way to Ely.
Tue 6 8.00 pm Monthly General Meeting: Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 1 April for details. Cycling 2020 will finally be launched to members at this meeting in advance of the public launch at the conference on 10 May.
Thu 8 7.30 pm South Area Committee, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Trumpington. See 3 April for details on Area meetings.
Fri 9 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Sat 10 Deadline for articles for Newsletter 78. Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop. Members are warmly invited to write articles and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sat 10 – Sun 11 Cycle Campaign Network Conference: Centre for Mathematical Studies, Cambridge (see article). A great opportunity to take part in the national debate about cycling in cities and show off some of the things that make Cambridge is a great place for cycling. There will be rides on the Sunday and networking. We welcome offers of host families to accommodate delegates. Our Cycling 2020 initiative (see article)will also be launched here.
Sun 11 Suffolk Sunrise 100: Sponsored bike ride organised by leading charity Action Medical Research, with a choice of 50 or 100 mile routes exploring the beautiful peaceful Suffolk coast and countryside. Riders will be supported with refreshment stops and other facilities. Both routes start and finish at Woodbridge Town Football Club. For details visit www.action.org.uk/sunrise or email sunrise@action.org.uk or call 01767 640207.
Mon 12 – Fri 16 Fact-Finding Cycling Study Visit to Assen, Netherlands to see the high-quality provision for cycling in the Netherlands (see article). For more details see our website.
Wed 14 10.00 am Joint Development Control Committee,location to be confirmed. See 16 April for details.
Fri 16 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Fri 23 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
Thu 29 7.30 pm Newsletter stuffingat the Baby Milk Action office, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 30 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): Lunchtime ride, open to all. See 4 April for description.
June 2008
Tue 3 8.00 pm Monthly General Meeting: Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 1 April for details.
Fri 6 8.30 am Newsletter 78 review and planning for Newsletter 79 over breakfast at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA.