Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2009, in Newsletter 84.

June 2009

Tue 2

8.00pm

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). Speaker to be arranged.

Fri 5

Newsletter review meeting. Time and place to be arranged.

Fri 5

12.30pm

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.

Sat 6

Strawberry Fair. Potential Campaign stall – if you volunteer to help!

Fri 12

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Sat 13 – Sun 21

Bike Week 2009. Full details of all events at www.bikeweek.org.uk/

Sat 13

10am-6pm

Bike Fair Parkers Piece, to celebrate Bike Week and Cambridge’s status as a ‘Cycling City’. There will be BMX displays and workshops, Dr Bike, cycling information stalls, and bikes to try out. Also cycle orienteering organised by Outspoken Cycle Couriers: in teams (minimum 2 people), using one of the council’s brand new cycle maps, the task is to find the shortest route around town to reach as many checkpoints as possible!

Sun 14

Environment Festival, Milton Country Park. Potential Campaign stall – if you volunteer to help!

Tue 16

12.30pm

Bike Week lunchtime ride. Depart from Station Cycles.

Wed 17

8.00am

Bike Breakfast for Bike to Work Day, Park Street Cycle Park. Potential Campaign stall – if you volunteer to help!

Thu 18

12.30pm

Bike Week lunchtime ride. Depart from Station Cycles.

Thu 18

7.30pm

West Central Area Committee. Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. Agendas and venue details will be available via the City Council website (www.cambridge.gov.uk/public/councillors/comtabl9.htm)

Fri 19

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Wed 24

9.30am

Planning Committee. Agendas and venue details as 18 Jun

Fri 26

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

July 2009

Thu 2

6.30pm

North Area Committee. See 18 June for details.

Fri 3

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Sun 5

10.30am-5.30pm

Bicycle Rally. Milton Country Park (www.cyclestreets.net/location/16977/)

Sun 5

Newsletter 85 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.

Tue 7

8.00pm

Monthly General Meeting. Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 2 June for details.

Wed 8

10.00am

Joint Development Control Committee. Agendas and venue details as 18 Jun

Wed 8

7.00pm

East Area Committee. Lichfield Hall. See 18 June for details.

Fri 10

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Sat 11/ Sun 12

The Big Weekend, Parker’s Piece. Cycling Campaign stall – we need your help!

Sun 12

Shelford Feast. Potential Campaign stall – if you volunteer to help!

Fri 17

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Wed 22

9.30am

Planning Committee. Agendas and venue details as 18 Jun

Thu 23

7.30pm

South Area Committee. See 18 June for details.

Fri 24

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

Thu 30

7.30pm

Newsletter stuffing at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.

Fri 31

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.

August 2009

Tue 4

8.00pm

Monthly General Meeting. Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 2 June for details.

Fri 7

Newsletter review meeting. Time and place to be arranged.

Fri 7

12.30pm

Friday ride (weather permitting). Lunchtime ride open to all. See 5 June for details.