Campaign Diary



October 2011

Sun 2

Cambridge to Norwich Bike Ride. A great early autumn ride starting from Cambridge’s Midsummer Common and heading east through a landscape of fenland and patchwork fields, finishing in the grounds of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, in aid of Norwich Cots for Tots. Route: 77 miles of gentle hills flattening out as it nears Norwich. See www.bike-events.com/Ride.aspx?id=309 for full details.

Tue 4

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). This month’s meeting will have as its main topic a discussion on the branding and name of the campaign. Member Simon Nuttall will introduce the discussion.

Thu 6 (tbc)

5.30pm

Newsletter meeting. Grads Café, University Centre, Mill Lane.

Sat 22

10.00-4.00

Basic Bike Maintenance Course run by Outspoken. For more details and to book, please visit: www.outspokentraining.co.uk/bikemaintenance.html

Sun 23

10.00-4.00

Advanced Bike Maintenance Course run by Outspoken. For more details and to book, please visit: www.outspokentraining.co.uk/bikemaintenance.html

Sun 30

Newsletter 99 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.

Sun 30

British Summer Time ends. Clocks should be put back at 1.00am – don’t forget your bike lights!

November 2011

Tue 1

8.00pm

Annual 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 Julian Huppert, MP for Cambridge (subject to Parliamentary business), who will speak on the subject of ‘Cycling and transport in Parliament’.

Sat 19

10.00-4.00

Basic Bike Maintenance Course run by Outspoken (see 22 October for details).

Sun 20

10.00-4.00

Advanced Bike Maintenance Course run by Outspoken (see 23 October for details).

Thu 24

7.30pm

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

December 2011

Thu 1 (tbc)

5.30pm

Newsletter meeting. Grads Café, University Centre, Mill Lane.

Sat 3

Campaign stall at Mill Road Winter Fair. Come to the campaign’s stall at the Winter Fair on Mill Road. If you can help run our stall please contact us.

Tue 6

8.00pm

Monthly General Meeting (see 4 October for details).

Mon 12 (tbc)

from 7.00pm

Seasonal social. Join us for a social gathering. Venue to be confirmed. Please contact us if you wish to come so that we can book the right number of places.

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 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 www.cambridge.gov.uk/democracy/

OCTOBER 2011
Thu 6 10.30am Joint Development Control Committee
Wed 12 10.00am Joint Development Control – Cambridge Fringes – Development Control Forum
Tue 18 2.00pm Traffic Management Area Joint Committee
Wed 19 9.30am Planning Committee
Thu 27 7.00pm East Area Committee
NOVEMBER 2011
Tue 1 10.30am Joint Development Control Committee
Wed 2 7.00pm West/Central Area Committee
Mon 7 7.30pm South Area Committee
Wed 9 10.00am Joint Development Control – Cambridge Fringes – Development Control Forum
Thu 24 6.30pm North Area Committee
DECEMBER 2011
Thu 1 10.30am Joint Development Control Committee