Highlights of our AGM (Part 2)

This is the account of the second part of our AGM 2016 where we gave the floor to two speakers: firstly Cllr Ged Bell from Newcastle City Council and then Paul Gasson from Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign. Speeches were followed by a panel debate about bikelash and how to work together through change. We’d like to thank the speakers, panelists, and all the members who came to our AGM – to another year of campaigning for a better city! Le local politician Cllr Ged Bell, Cabinet member and portfolio holder for Investment and Development at Newcastle City Council, made clear that[…]

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AGM 2016

It’s our AGM! Open to all members, come and help us shape our plans for the future. We’ll be meeting Broadacre House, on Market Street in Newcastle – check details at bottom. Annual report (finanical statement) uploaded (10.04.2016) Campaign plan uploaded (05.04.2016) Agenda uploaded (04.04.2016) Minutes of 2015 uploaded (04.04.2016) More information to be posted as it happens… Campaign priorities AGM 2016 (v4) from newcycling Agenda DRAFT TO BE CONFIRMED 18:00 – Registration & drinks 18:30 – (1) Chair’s welcome 18:35 – (2) Minutes of last AGM (comment / approval) Newcycling_AGM15_minutes_DRAFT 18:40 – (3) Reports (for information) Annual report from Secretary newcycling_annualreport2016[…]

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AGM 2015

It’s our AGM! Open to all members, come and help us shape our campaigning plans for the year ahead. We’ll be meeting at our partner’s place, the fabulous Cycle Hub on the Quayside, You can download the agenda below, as well as the draft minutes of the last year’s AGM. Newcycling_AGM14_minutes_DRAFT NewCycling_InviteAGM15 NewCyclingAGM2015_agenda Newcycling_AGM2015_financialreport_FINAL   Event hashtag #newcc15  

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Shifting up a gear: AGM 2014

Absolutely thrilled to report a record attendance at our AGM last Tuesday: 42 people invaded the excellent Cycle Hub to listen to our speakers, debate the state of city cycling and campaigning and plan the next steps. We formed a new Management Committee: with a warm welcome to Geoff Turnbull who is joining Katja Leyendecker, Scott Dawson, Rod Joyce, and Claire Prospert on the committee for 2014/15. Scooting through the ‘business and organisational matters’ we saw that the Campaign is in good shape. You can of course read the Annual and Finance Report [pdf] and check for yourself. Our politicians[…]

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Preparing our AGM

The Campaign Annual General Meeting is fast approaching: it will be held on Tuesday 25 March 2014, 6:00pm at the Cycle Hub in Newcastle. Our Constitution gives more details about the AGM; in summary, we first handle the “operational” business and then we discuss and agree with our members the Campaign’s priorities for the year ahead. The AGM business entails presenting our annual report and accounts, and forming the new management committee – nominations are being sought, so if you are interested, just drop us an email at newcastle.cycling.campaign@gmail.com and we’ll send you more information. The management committee meets monthly[…]

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AGM 2014 / Quarterly members meeting

We meet and chat. This time it’s AGM time too – to discuss priorities for the coming year, invite member to stand for committee membership and influence the direction of the organisation. Newcycling AGM 25 March 2014 full (Committee) Speakers Cllr Rob Higgins (Labour) and Cllr Stephen Psallidas (Liberal) – political viewpoint Newcycling AGM 25 March 2014 – Chris Peck CTC Newcycling AGM 25 March 2014 – Lizzie Reather Leeds Cycling Campaign Newcycling AGM 25 March 2014 – Sally Hinchcliffe Cycling Embassy GB

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AGM 2013 – Better streets for cycling

The Cycle Hub was packed on Tuesday 19 March 2013 to ‘talk cycling’ at our AGM. We had a lively debate on membership, cycling infrastructure design, and the campaign priorities – oh and we formed our new management committee. While Claire Prospert, Katja Leyendecker and Scott Dawson signed up for another year, three new people also joined the committee: Dorothy Craw, Roderick Joyce and Shannon Robalino. These are the key points discussed: Membership – proud to have 750 members, mixed views about re-introducing fees which would also mean a considerable admin resource to be necessary – so we decided to[…]

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AGM – making campaigning priority

Scores of cycling advocates will again descend on the Cycle Hub to talk shop. The Newcastle Cycling Campaign calls its members to gather once more. The AGM is to be held on 19 March 18:00 at the classy ‘The Cycle Hub’ at Ouseburn Quayside. Discussions will centre around priorities, with a draft having been announced in advance of the meeting. The proposed campaigning direction, not surprisingly, concerns working with policy and decision makers to get behind a people-friendly city with safe cycle space and better public places in Newcastle and Tyneside. The Cycle Hub has hosted all the Campaign’s members[…]

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Draft priorities announced

Tell us what you think (comments enabled). The Committee has today announced the Campaign’s priorities (in draft), listed below. We will finalise the priorities at the AGM on 19 March 2013, 18:00 at the Cycle Hub. Before the AGM, you can comment on them – just log in and type away or email us. DRAFT PRIORITIES 13/14 We’ll work with decision-makers to make Newcastle a modern liveable city that puts people at its heart and can be enjoyed on foot and by bike. We want to be involved in the design of the Strategic Cycle Routes and see their physical[…]

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