Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2011, in Newsletter 95.

Tue 5 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).
Mon 18 from 7pm Social gathering. Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street.
Sun 24 Newsletter 96 deadline. Please send copy to the Editor, Monica Frisch: Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 26 7.30pm Rob King, Outspoken Delivery, speaking at Green Enterprise Community event. Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8B Rob, co-founder of Cambridge’s innovative local cycle courier firm, will share their story. And some of the challenges they’ve faced and the creative ways they’ve developed the business.
Fri 29 10.30am Reach Fair reconnaissance ride. Armed with dustpan & brush we ride the whole route in advance of Monday’s big ride to make sure it is clear of sharps. Meet in front of Guildhall, Market Square.
Mon 2 from 9.30am Ride to Reach Fair. Ride with us to Reach Fair and back. An enjoyable family ride suitable for all.
Tue 3 8.00pm Monthly General Meeting with Phillip Darnton from Cycling England (see 5 April for details).
Thu 26 7.30pm Newsletter envelope stuffing. Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Thu 2 5.30pm Newsletter 96 review meeting. Grads Café, University Centre, Mill Lane.
Tue 7 8.00pm Monthly General Meeting (see 5 April for details).
CYCLE RIDES The Cambridge group of the CTC organise a full programme of rides and have restarted their popular Saturday morning introductory rides. These are shorter rides that are suitable for everyone and are a great introduction to the club for new riders. They will be held on the first and third Saturdays of each month until the autumn. See the rides lists for details. There are other rides every Tuesday and Thursday and with two rides on Sundays. See for details with links to the lists of forthcoming rides.

City and County Council committees

Campaign members may be interested to attend Planning Committee and Area Committee meetings, which often include cycling and walking issues.

Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the major housing development proposals for the Cambridge sub-region, are also open to the public.

Cambridge Cycling Campaign studies and comments upon agendas and papers for Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee meetings, and these meetings are also open to the public. Details of venue and agenda are available about a week beforehand at

Mon 4 2.00pm Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee. This covers walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Wed 6 9.30am Planning Committee
Thur 14 7.00pm East Area Committee
Wed 20 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes
Wed 27 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes Development Control Forum
Thur 28 7.30pm West/Central Area Committee
Wed 4 9.30am Planning Committee
Wed 18 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee
Wed 18 7.30pm South Area Committee
Thur 19 6.30pm North Area Committee
Wed 1 9.30am Planning Committee