SCR5 – Longbenton Infrastructure Safari Cycle Ride

We are cycling the Strategic Cycle Routes (SCRs). This year’s dates are listed below. All dates have been set for Saturdays, and we hope you can join us. We will meet at Civic Centre, Ceremonial Way, at 10:00am. Each tour should not take longer than three hours. Join us for all or parts of it, or meet us afterwards for a coffee. Please email us newcastle.cycling.campaign@gmail.com if you are coming so that we get an idea about numbers before the ride. 2 May – SCR 3 – Great Park 6 June – SCR 2 – West Denton 4 July – SCR 5 – Longbenton 5 September – City[…]

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SCR2 – West Denton Infrastructure Safari Cycle Ride

We are cycling the Strategic Cycle Routes (SCRs). This year’s dates are listed below. All dates have been set for Saturdays, and we hope you can join us. We will meet at Civic Centre, Ceremonial Way, at 10:00am. Each tour should not take longer than three hours. Join us for all or parts of it, or meet us afterwards for a coffee. Please email us newcastle.cycling.campaign@gmail.com if you are coming so that we get an idea about numbers before the ride. 2 May – SCR 3 – Great Park 6 June – SCR 2 – West Denton 4 July – SCR 5 – Longbenton 1 August[…]

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SCR 3 – Great Park Infrastructure Safari Cycle Ride

We are cycling the Strategic Cycle Routes (SCRs). This year’s dates are listed below. All dates have been set for Saturdays, and we hope you can join us. We will meet at Civic Centre, Ceremonial Way, at 10:00am. Each tour should not take longer than three hours. Join us for all or parts of it, or meet us afterwards for a coffee. Please email us newcastle.cycling.campaign@gmail.com if you are coming so that we get an idea about numbers before the ride. 2 May – SCR 3 – Great Park 6 June – SCR 2 – West Denton 4 July – SCR 5 – Longbenton 1 August[…]

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Committee and Members Meeting Jan 15

We’ll meet at the Trent House, a nice and friendly pub in Newcastle city centre. Find us upstairs in our dedicated area. Welcome to our Committee & Members meeting: Committee 17:00-19:00 Members 19:00-21:00pm – come along, grab a drink, meet the committee and take part in the discussion Venue: The Trent House, 1-2 Leazes Lane, NE1 4QT Bike parking: straight outside, at the railings. We will add the agenda of the meeting nearer the time. All members meetings this year: – 27 May 2014 – 29 July 2014 – 30 September 2014 – 25 November 2014 – 27 January 2015[…]

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Committee and Members Meeting Nov 14

We’ll meet at the Trent House, a nice and friendly pub in Newcastle city centre. Find us upstairs in our dedicated area. Welcome to our Committee & Members meeting: Committee 17:00-19:00 Members 19:00-21:00pm – come along, grab a drink, meet the committee and take part in the discussion Venue: The Trent House, 1-2 Leazes Lane, NE1 4QT Bike parking: straight outside, at the railings. We will add the agenda of the meeting nearer the time. All members meetings this year: – 27 May 2014 – 29 July 2014 – 30 September 2014 – 25 November 2014 – 27 January 2015[…]

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Structuring the campaign

Under this year’s motto “Shifting Up A Gear” we started growing the Campaign as well as started looking at the growing demands of the Campaign. It’s fantastic to see us steadily expanding – after all, it means we have a louder and more concerted voice that can be translated into more influence. However this also means that we have to keep an eye on our organisational needs and make sure our structures support this as best as can. The Committee meeting held on 4 November 2014 formally approved an aspirational Committee structure. We also said that we want to be an active committee – never a “talking shop” – with its members taking on roles and tasks.[…]

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Donate and Grow Your Tenner

Localgiving is doing is again! From 10:00am on 14 October 2014, all online donations up to £10 made to Newcastle Cycling Campaign will be doubled: https://localgiving.com/charity/newcycling and it will continue until the 31st January 2015 or when the pot runs out – whichever is first. Our free membership and donations To keep our administrative burden low, we keep our membership free – so for those who can, donating to the Campaign is always welcome and is arguably the easiest way to support our aims, objectives, projects and activities. We recommend an annual £3 donation per person. So far this year,[…]

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Committee and Members Meeting Sep 14

We’ll meet at the Trent House, a nice and friendly pub in Newcastle city centre. Find us upstairs in our dedicated area. Welcome to our Committee & Members meeting: Committee 17:00-19:00 Members 19:00-21:00pm – come along, grab a drink, meet the committee and take part in the discussion Venue: The Trent House, 1-2 Leazes Lane, NE1 4QT Bike parking: straight outside, at the railings. We will add the agenda of the meeting nearer the time. All members meetings this year: – 27 May 2014 – 29 July 2014 – 30 September 2014 – 25 November 2014 – 27 January 2015[…]

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Space4Cycling – ward support map

STATIC PAGE (LAST UPDATED MAY 2015) – FOR NEW PAGE CLICK HERE   This is an initiative of the nationwide Space for Cycling campaign which we are part of amongst other city campaign groups in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield… In addition to checking out the ward map below, you can also download a spreadsheet, showing exactly which Newcastle Councillors have signed up (or not, as it may be). If you are a Councillor and you want to be on the map or you have questions about the map, please get in touch with us on newcastle.cycling.campaign@gmail.com. Not from Newcastle? Or want[…]

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Jesmond Branch Chair – Sally Watson

On Tuesday 26 August the Management Committee endorsed Sally Watson as Jesmond branch chair. The Committee is absolutely delighted to see the campaign grow and Sally take up this pivotal post. On the Committee’s behalf, Katja says “We warmly welcome Sally to our campaign team. Sally will expertly lead the Jesmond branch and take action and make things happen locally. I know Sally to be inclusive, professional, communicative, very approachable and she can be firm too when needed. Sally will be a fantastic branch chair. It’s great to see the campaign grow, branch out and get active, locally.” 1. What’s[…]

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