Newcastle Cycling Campaign

North Jesmond – hustings

Did you know that North Jesmond has a by-election on 28 August 2014? What better reason could there be to quiz the candidates about their plans, knowledge and interests! You can now watch the event on video here Together with our Jesmond branch and our partners Living Streets Tyneside we are organising a pre-election hustings for the 14 August 2014 to be held at Jesmond Library to provide a space for exchange and engagement between the electorate and the politicians. Given the focus of the organising groups, the hustings will have a distinct transport theme. We believe transport touches on[…]

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Jesmond Library : Building a transport system for a sustainable society

Speaker: Katja Leyendecker Katja is an engineer and chair of the Newcastle Cycling Campaign. Her talk will cover how we can develop sustainable transport within Jesmond so that everyone, young and old, can get around more easily. Entry fee £3 About Jesmond Library Talks series: Jesmond in 2020: how it might change and how this could benefit us all A series of talks organized by Transition Jesmond to look at the future of Jesmond in the light of current trends in energy, transport and the environment. To ensure maximum benefit, attendance at the whole series is encouraged though you may[…]

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Jesmond in 2020 – urban planning in Europe

Speaker: Armelle Tardiveau Armelle is an architect and lecturer at Newcastle University. She will cover the ideas being used in a number of European cities to make them more people friendly through better urban design. Could they apply to Jesmond? Entry fee £3 About Jesmond Library Talks series: Jesmond in 2020: how it might change and how this could benefit us all A series of talks organized by Transition Jesmond to look at the future of Jesmond in the light of current trends in energy, transport and the environment. To ensure maximum benefit, attendance at the whole series is encouraged[…]

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