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CTC Space for Cycling Campaign

CTC Space for Cycling Campaign

Today CTC published their interactive map of councillors who support Space for Cycling in their area. Go to the following URL and see for yourself: www.space4cycling.org.uk It looks like no councillors from our local area have signed up… …let’s see if we can change the mindset with a simple online template letter.  … Read entire article »

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LunarTic Night Rides

LunarTic Night Rides

Fancy riding something a little different? Riding at night brings another dimension to a ride, but this event takes it a step further! You can find more details at www.lunarticrides.co.uk … Read entire article »

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Women’s Road Racing Masterclas​ses

Women’s Road Racing Masterclas​ses

Dear Eastern region clubs. I hope you don’t mind me emailing. Please ignore this if you have no female road cyclists in or associated with your club. Please could you forward this email and it’s attached flier (included after message) to any female riders in your club that might be interested in improving their road racing skills, confidence and tactical awareness this summer. howgoodcouldibe.com are running the first in a series of women’s road racing masterclasses at … Read entire article »

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Gateway Private Post

Gateway Private Post

To all Gateway Members: There is a private post incorporating the AGM Minutes- so please login to view … Read entire article »

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Cyclists and Horses

Cyclists and Horses

We have received the following email which is self-explanatory: Hello ,I am contacting you as a horse rider in Essex, in order to ask you a favour! Would it be possible to put a reminder on your website or other members’ correspondence asking cyclists, whether singly or in groups, to just let riders know they are there when approaching from behind.  They could either sound their bell, or call out “bike behind!” so that the horse rider is … Read entire article »

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TdF Camping

TdF Camping

Received from a camp site near Harrogate (I get a lot of these and this seems the most reasonable): Are any members of your cycling club considering a visit to the historic spa town of Harrogate on the 5th and 6th July 2014 forThe Tour de France? If so we have a purpose built Campsite at Beckwithshaw CC which may be of interest to them. With excellent facilities located in the idyllic North Yorkshire countryside and close … Read entire article »

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CTC Road Justice Petition

CTC Road Justice Petition

The following has been received from the CTC and is worth signing: Dear All, In less than two weeks, CTC’s Road Justice petition will be handed over to the Association of Chief Police Officers. The petition, which calls for improvements to roads policing in order to make cycling safer, has already been signed by 10,278 people. Please sign it now if you haven’t already done so. Thank you. Julie Rand, CTC Information Team … Read entire article »

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Annual General Meeting 2014 – 14th March

Annual General Meeting 2014 – 14th March

Thanks to Bill’s vigilance, he has pointed out that I have called the AGM on the wrong day. I apologise for this error and confirm that the AGM will be held on the standard club night i.e. 2nd Friday of the month. Noel ______________________________________________________ The Gateway Cycling Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 14th March 2014 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend but only current club members, i.e. those whose annual subscriptions have been paid, … Read entire article »

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Membership Subscriptions

Date: Friday 10 January 2014 Time: 19:30 – 21:30 Location: Orsett Churches Centre The Club Membership Subscription is due on 1st January. Please can you ensure that your subs get to me as soon as possible. Please remember to bring payment or your cheque book to the first club meeting of the year at Orsett Churches Centre and pay either myself (or Lorraine Retigan the Treasurer if I am not available). Subscriptions are: Individual                 £ 20 Family                     £ 30 Second Claim           £ 15   We are a small club with an urgent need to process club funds when they are due. Please help by being prompt with membership subscriptions. Happy New Year … Read entire article »

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Get Britain Cycling report and e-petition

Get Britain Cycling report and e-petition

All, Please go to the BC website and read the report then sign the e-petition: http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/ and follow the link in the left hand column under ‘Latest News’. I think you will all agree that this is an important petition for the future of cycling in this country. Noel   … Read entire article »

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