Tower Hamlets Wheelers Meeting August 2013
TOWER HAMLETS WHEELERS Monthly Meeting Minutes Wednesday, 14 August 2013 7.30pm Held at St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road. PRESENT: David T (Chair), Dave A (Treasurer), Keith (Events), Gerry, Alex (Rides), Andy, Olawale, Helen, Christy APOLOGIES: Owen (Secretary), Rob (Newsletter), Caroline CHAIR: David T MINUTES: Dave A 1. Introductions Helen and Christy welcomed to their first meeting. 2. Matters arising from 10 July 2013 Minutes agreed with no changes. 2. Finance Dave A reported Alliance & Leicster funds being transferred to Unity Trust, will close account when this is done. 3. Workshop Next one is on 17 August. Rob to transfer tools etc. to the town hall, Dave T to return them. 4. Events Shuffle festival - Gerry and Helen will staff the stall. Pedal on UK - Keith, Dave T, Gerry available, Gerry will collect LCC pack (relating to 2 Sep "space for cycling" ride). Victoria Park family day - deferred to September, Alex to progress. 5. Rides Mon, 2 Sep "space for cycling" protest ride - Alex to organise feeder ride, Keith will assist. Dave A to download poster from LCC. 6. Campaigns Parliamentary debate on cycling, 2 September Jim Fitzpatrick MP has requested views on cycling. Dave A to speak to Owen about response. LBTH Cycling workshop Gerry reported on this event, which she attended with Owen. To follow up by sending thanks and questions to LBTH. Charlie Lloyd has list of questions - Gerry to action. Greenwich foot tunnel Andy reported on progress of friends group so far and will attend next meeting on 5 September. Anyone else who can make it is welcome. Bishopsgate Goodsyard Gerry has attended consultation meetings. We need to contact developers re holding a cycling specifc meeting - they have indicated that they are willing to do this. Gerry to progress. Next community liaison meeting is in October re temporary use of site. Wood Wharf development Gerry reported on consulatation so far. Next meeting is 12 September and we need to send an attendee. Modal Filtering workshop Workshop with the Canal and River Trust to be held at the Arts Centre, Mile End Park 19 September. 7. Newsletter Deadline for inclusion in London Cyclist magazine is 27 August. All contributions to Rob via the website news page. 8. AOB Keith is going to spend a day with a Cemex driver to gain understanding of the lorry driver’s point of view, and learn about the safety measures in place. Date not yet confirmed.