Chesterfield Cycle Campaign promotes cycle use in Chesterfield for both leisure and utility journeys.
By campaigning for a comprehensive network, we aim to improve conditions for cyclists so that cycling becomes a safer and more attractive option than car travel for local journeys.
5 June 2008
The Campaign news that was printed in last weeks Derbyshire Times has been repeated in this weeks Express. Unfortunately the publicity for last Saturdays Family Ride reads as though it is this Saturday. Just to confirm the next Campaign event is June 13th, a joint film showing with Transition Town Chesterfield.
Our next monthly meeting is Tuesday 10th June at 7.30pm, as usual in the Market Place but now in Meeting Room 1, just across the landing from our previous home, the Urban Studies Centre. Minutes of the previous meeting are available on the ‘Publications’ page. The agenda will be available during the coming weekend. Both will be e mailed out to members who have given their e mail address.
1 June 2008
A total of 29 riders left the Queen’s Park on May 31st on the second of our family rides. No doubt the numbers were boosted by the good weather compared to our last ride. Our route took us through the centre of Chesterfield, past the railway station and along the Trans Pennine Trail to Tapton Lock where we stopped for flapjack and scones.
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Saturday 31st May
the second in our series of four family rides this year. Meet outside (or inside) the Queens Park cafe from 2.00pm. The ride will depart at 3.00pm going through the town centre and along the Trans Pennine Trail to Tapton Lock. We will stop there for a short while for free “Campaign Cake”. Coffee, tea etc are available from the Visitor Centre. We will return via Lockoford Lane, Tapton and the town centre, expecting to be back by 5.00pm.
All ages and abilities welcome, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The total distance is about 5 miles.
Have you got an unusual bike or why not bring the kids in a trailer? Hope to see you there.