Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2008, in Newsletter 80.



October 2008

Thu 2 10.00 am Joint Development Control Committee: The Small Hall, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested in attending Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 2 7.00 pm East Area Committee: Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. Please note the meeting will start at 7 pm, rather than 7.30 pm.
Fri 3 8.30 am Newsletter review meeting: Tatties, corner Hobson Street/Sussex Street.
Fri 3 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 and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 4/Sun 5 Area Joint Committee (AJC) response meeting: We will get together to discuss items on the Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) and draft a response to Councillors on the AJC over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Tue 7 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). The speaker will be Paul Cook, the Head of Transport Policy and Strategy at Cambridgeshire County Council, on congestion charging.
Thu 9 6.30 pm North Area Committee Manor Community College, Arbury Road. See 2 October for details on area meetings. Planning applications will be dealt with at 6.30 pm until 7.30 pm. The main agenda will start at 7.30 pm.
Fri 10 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Mon 13 2.00 pm Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting Shire Hall, Castle Hill. Campaign members may be interested in attending AJC meetings, which cover walking, cycling and transport issues in some depth.
Fri 17 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Thu 23 7.30 pm South Area Committee, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, CB2 2NL. See 2 October for details on area meetings.
Fri 24 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Sun 26 1.00 am British Summer Time ends: Clocks should be put back at 1 am – don’t forget your bike lights!
Fri 31 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.

November 2008

Tue 4 8.00 pm Annual 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). Our speaker will be Rod King of www.20plentyforus.org.uk, campaigning for the implementation of 20mph as the default speed limit on residential roads in the UK. The meeting will also consider Charitable Status for the Campaign.
Fri 7 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Sat 8 Newsletter 81 deadline: Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Fri 14 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Thu 20 7.00 pm East Area Committee: Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. See 2 October for details on area meetings. Please note the meeting will start at 7 pm, rather than 7.30 pm.
Fri 21 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.
Wed 26 10.00 am Joint Development Control Committee: The Small Hall, The Guildhall. 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.
Thu 27 7.30 pm Newsletter stuffing: at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 28 12.30 pm Friday ride (weather permitting): See 3 October for description.

December 2008

Tue 2 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). Our speaker will be Peter Studdert, Director of Joint Planning (Cambridge Growth Areas and Northstowe), who will speak on the topic of the Growth Agenda and the huge new developments around Cambridge.
Fri 5 8.30 am Newsletter review meeting: Tatties, Sussex Street.