Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2008, in Newsletter 78.

June 2008

Fri 6
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.
Wed 11
10 am
Joint Development Control Committee, University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Fri 13
8.30 am
Newsletter review meeting: Tatties, corner Hobson St/Sussex St. Please note the change of date.
Fri 13
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
14-22 Bike Week 2008. A list of events, which can be searched by location or type, is on their website: www.bikeweek.org.uk/.
Thu 19 7.30 pm North Area Committee: Manor Community College, Arbury Road. Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues.
Fri 20
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Fri 27
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.

July 2008

Tue 1
8.00 pm
Monthly General Meeting: Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members). The main item for this meeting will be illustrated reports from those who visited Assen in the Netherlands and a chance to discuss how applicable that approach is to Cambridge.
Thu 3
7.30 pm
South Area Committee: Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way. Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues.
Fri 4
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Sat 5 Newsletter 79 deadline: Please send copy to Monica Frisch. Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sat 5 / Sun 6 AJC response meeting: We will get together to discuss items on the Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) agenda and draft a response to Councillors on the AJC over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Wed 9
10 am
Joint Development Control Committee: venue to be confirmed. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Fri 11
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Mon 14
2 pm
Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting: The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Fri 18
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Thu 24
7.30 pm
Newsletter stuffing: Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 25
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Sun 27 London to Cambridge Bike Ride: Raise funds for Breakthrough Breast Cancer by taking part in the annual London to Cambridge Bike Ride. The 50 mile route winds its way through beautiful countryside from Waltham Abbey to the finish at Midsummer Common in the heart of Cambridge. To enter apply online at www.bike-events.com or call 0870 755 8519.
Thu 31
7.30 pm
East Area Committee: Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. Members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues.

August 2008

Fri 1
8.30 am
Newsletter review meeting: Tatties, corner Hobson St/Sussex St.
Fri 1
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.
Tue 5
8.00 pm
Monthly General Meeting: Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7.30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Thu 7
10 am
Joint Development Control Committee: University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Fri 8
12.30 pm
Friday ride (weather permitting) see 6 June for description.