Newcastle Bicycle Festival

We’ll be there! Should be fun! Welcome to the home of the 2012 Newcastle Bicycle Festival Simply meet at Haymarket at 17:30 when we’ll cycle over to the festival venue Star & Shadow. We are planning a political panel discussion for Friday night! Attendance (alphabetical order): – Green Party: yes, name TBC – Labour: Cllr Nigel Todd – Liberal Democrats: attendance unclear to date, TBC Be there! To ask YOUR cycling question. Event poster added! Spread far and wide. Follow this link https://newcycling.org/news/20120809/newcastle-bicycle-festival-poster-added

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AGM / Quarterly members meeting

We meet and chat. This time it’s AGM time too! Speaker(s): Chair, Secretary & Co., Tom Bailey (Sustrans) Topic: Campaign priorities and direction DRAFT priorities out for your online comment https://newcycling.org/news/20130227/draft-priorities-announced

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Quarterly members meeting

A meeting for all members to come along, meet and chat. Speaker: Scott Dawson (Newcastle Cycling Campaign) Topic: City Centre cycling Scott will be giving a presentation on Newcastle’s Red Route through the City Centre.

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Quarterly members meeting

We meet and chat: quarterly, every second Tuesday Speaker(s): Chris Peck, CTC Topic: Justice for cyclists CTC’s campaign “STOP SMIDSY” and where do we go from here? Bad driving intimidates and harms innocent people. Cyclists and pedestrians are particularly endangered by negligent or aggressive driving because we’re not encased in a few tonnes of metal every time we set out on the roads. Stop SMIDSY will address how the police, the prosecutors, the courts, and the law itself could all do a better job at encouraging people to use the roads in safer and more considerate ways. When we lobby[…]

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Quarterly members meeting

We meet and chat Speaker(s): Bruce McVean Topic: Liveable Cities PRESENTATION NOW UPLOADED http://movementforliveablelondon.com/2012/06/22/if-not-now-when-prospects-for-a-cycling-revolution-in-201213/ If not now, when? Prospects for a cycling revolution in 2012/13 View another webinar from Movement for Liveable London Of interest to a wide range of groups: Friends of the Earth, Living Streets, Transition Towns. Everyone welcome! If not now, when? Prospects for a cycling revolution in 2012-13 Bruce McVean, Principal Consultant at Beyond Green http://www.beyondgreen.co.uk/ and Founder of Movement for Liveable London http://movementforliveablelondon.com/ will consider whether 2012 will mark a turning point for mass cycling in the UK. A national media campaign to make our[…]

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4C = City Chief Cycle Challenge

Organised by us. Our contribution (albeit postponed) to ‘BikeWeek’ and ‘Summer of Cycling’: let’s get cycling, and talking! http://www.bikeweek.org.uk/CCCC_streettalk – It was great to hear earlier on in the year, that Cllr Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, would find another 4C useful. We send thanks to Cllr Nick Forbes for finalising a date with us! The final date has been CONFIRMED as 18 September, for 17:00 meet Civic Centre as usual. We are now in the process of finalising matters, confirming our urban experts for the streettalk element etc! Much to do. (On a different note but in[…]

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