December 2012 – newsletter

1 December 2012 Scott, Claire and Kat contributed to this month’s news items. Happy reading! Upcoming events for your diary 3 December BBC Inside Out – local feature: cycling in Newcastle and York 11 December Quarterly members meeting 12 December Jesmond cycling meeting Correcting vision – putting it right When it comes to cycling and cyclists there are many things that are misunderstood by the public. Putting it right! We started an INFO sheet series. The first in the series is cycling & retail (attached). May many follow. Also, alerted by Cllr David Cook, we teamed up with Carlton Reid[…]

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Write to your MP – EDM679

(Yet another) Early Day Motion has been published http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2012-13/679 – this must be a good thing. Politically speaking, cycling is getting more and more limelight and centre stage! Please write to your MP to support EDM679 “Get Britain Cycling”. Some information, templates and suggestions can be found here: CTC (letter template) http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1689&ea.campaign.id=17335 British Cycling (background to EDM) http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/campaigning/article/cam20121105-campaigning-British-Cycling-supports-Get-Britain-Cycling-parliamentary-inquiry-0 The Times (general background to Cities Fit For Cycling) http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/cyclesafety/

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