Campaign Diary



June 2011
Thu 2 5.30pm Newsletter review meeting. Grads Café, University Centre, Mill Lane.
Tue 7 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). Our speaker will be Phillip Darnton, Chair of Cycling England until its scrapping in April 2011.
Sun 26 Newsletter 95 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.
July 2011
Tue 5 8.00pm Monthly General Meeting. (see 7 June for details).
Sat 9 Campaign stall at Big Weekend. Help run our stall in the Sustainability Zone at the Big Weekend on Parker’s Piece, Cambridge. Contact the Campaign if you can help.
Sun 24 London to Cambridge Bike Ride. Raise funds for Breakthrough Breast Cancer by taking part in the annual London to Cambridge Bike Ride. The sixty-mile route will see you cycling through stunning countryside from Picketts Lock in the Lea Valley (northeast London) to Midsummer Common in Cambridge where you can celebrate your success with refreshments and live music. To enter apply online at www.bike-events.com or call 0870 755 8519.
Thu 28 7.30pm Newsletter envelope stuffing at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
August 2011
Tue 2 8.00pm Monthly General Meeting (see 7 June for details).
Thu 4 5.30pm Newsletter review meeting. Grads Café, University Centre, Mill Lane.
Mon 15 from 7.00 pm Social gathering. Join us at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street.
Cycle rides The Cambridge group of the CTC organises a full programme of rides including 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. There are other rides every Tuesday and Thursday and two rides on Sundays. See http://site.ctc-cambridge.org.uk/search/label/ourridesprogramme for details and 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 determine Planning Applications relating to 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 www.cambridge.gov.uk/democracy/

JUNE 2011
Wed 1 9.30am Planning Committee
Wed 15 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee: Cambridge Fringes
Tue 21 7.30pm West/Central Area Committee
Wed 22 10.00am Joint Development Control: Cambridge Fringes: Development Control Forum
Thu 23 7.00pm East Area Committee
Wed 29 9.30am Planning Committee
JULY 2011
Mon 11 7.30pm South Area Committee
Wed 13 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee: Cambridge Fringes
Thu 14 6.30pm North Area Committee
Wed 20 10.00am Joint Development Control: Cambridge Fringes: Development Control Forum
Wed 27 9.30am Planning Committee
AUGUST 2011
Wed 10 10.00am Joint Development Control Committee: Cambridge Fringes