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2015 AGM Agenda

2015 AGM Agenda

Hello all The agenda for this years annual general meeting has been uploaded to the club website, you will find it at Home/Files/Administration/AGM. Please sign in to download the .pdf file. Hopefully we’ll see a large turnout at the at the meeting, come along and help make the decisions that will shape your club for the coming year. Dave C … Read entire article »

2015 Annual General Meeting

2015 Annual General Meeting

Hello all The date for our Annual General Meeting has been set for Friday 13th February 2015 (the night of our February club meeting), please come along and help make the decisions that will affect your club over the coming year. Only current members will be eligible to vote, although if you are someone who is considering joining Gateway Cycling you will still be able to come along and have a chat. If any members have any items … Read entire article »

Burnham and Baddow Sportive (now cancelled)

Burnham and Baddow Sportive (now cancelled)

Please note that this event has now been cancelled by the organisers due to expected ice and snow on the course. Hi all The Southend Wheelers Burnham and Baddow sportive is taking place again this year on Sunday 1st Feb. Our club normally has quite a few riders take part in this event and it’s always good to see a lot of our blue jerseys there. The start has returned to it’s original location of East Hanningfield Village … Read entire article »

Coaches Wanted

Coaches Wanted

As part of our plan to increase junior and family membership and to become a more inclusive club we are hoping to start regular coaching sessions for our young members. For this to take place we are going to need volunteer coaches who have the training and the time to be able to lead these sessions. Coaches will be trained by British Cycling to either Level 1 or Level 2, depending on previous experience. They will … Read entire article »

New Year’s Day Ride

New Year’s Day Ride

Dear All I’m planning the Gateway Cycling New Years Day Ride for Thursday 1st January 2015, meeting 10.00 for a 10.15 start. The route is quite flat and is easy riding and is about 17 miles – start to finish – and manageable for most, a nice steady pace, keeping together. We’ll be meeting at BLACKSHOTS LEISURE CENTRE, Blackshots Lane Grays, this seems to be more popular and central for most folk. We’ll then be heading to … Read entire article »

Gateway Santa Ride 2014

Gateway Santa Ride 2014

On Sunday 21st December the, now annual, Gateway Santa Ride took place. This year’s charity, nominated by a club member, was Little Havens Hospice. Club members raised, through sponsorship and donations, £600.  National Grid will donate an additional £400, making a grand total of £1000! Well done Gateway and thank you National Grid! Dave R would like us to pass on: A massive thank you to everyone who gave so generously and also many thanks to Rob for organising … Read entire article »

Gateway Christmas and New Year’s Day Rides

Gateway Christmas and New Year’s Day Rides

I’m sure some of you will be itching to get out on your bikes over the Christmas and New Year period. So here’s a run down of some of the rides to look out for: On Christmas Eve Bob will be leading a mid-week ride which will be leaving the Whitmore Arms in Orsett at 10:30 am, destination will probably be Damyns Hall airfield café or one in Rainham village. On Sunday 28th Dec we’ll have our usual … Read entire article »

2015 Membership Fees

2015 Membership Fees

Hello all Just a reminder that membership fees for 2015 will be due on 1st January, although these can be paid at any time from today. The constitution states that membership fees must be paid by the 10th April 2015 club meeting otherwise the membership becomes lapsed, although this in no way precludes later re-joining of the club. Jeff will be at the January club meeting to take your money, and I will also be there to make … Read entire article »

Gateway Xmas Awards Night 2014 – The Winners

Gateway Xmas Awards Night 2014 – The Winners

Friday 12th December saw Gateway Cycling’s Christmas Award Night, under the capable stewardship of Chairman Gary, go off without a hitch. A good many members were present to partake of the food, drink and festivities including seven of our younger members who busily entertained themselves with the activities laid on. The Christmas raffle, held in aid of Macmillan, went down extremely well with many going home with some some great prizes – donated by Decathlon, Simon … Read entire article »