Tower Hamlets Wheelers meeting minutes December 2014
Wheelers meeting 10/12/14 Present – Owen, Keith, Olawale, Gerry, Caroline, Richard T, Rob, Mark, Helen Apologies – Christy, Richard P, Terry, Alex, Dave A, David T Workshop – 20/12, Mulled wine/cider, Stollen, need brake blocks. Keith can get tools at low cost through new place he is working. Do a tool audit. Sign in sheets needed – Alex? Finance – old bank account closed. Should we make donation to central funds? Money available from St Katherine's trust, small grant of £500-£1000 easy to get. Donation of £1000 proposed and validated by meeting. Possible more after more detailed review of finances. Superhighways – CS2 results released on 18/12, pre-meeting on 16/12. (GM or OP to go along) Reply to Mayor re market required – GM to do and circulate for comment. E-W route – meeting tonight. GM to send our draft anyway (although late). Quietways – Sustrans awarded contract to manage, along with 3 other companies. Only one via TH (Aldgate to Hainault). Borough have asked us look at some things – suggest separate meeting to look at this Rides/weekend away – post on main list to ask for helpers (suggest to Richard). Tower Hamlets scrutiny committee invitation late January, on topic of ”Improving Cycle Safety” - how to prepare, questions given are very open? Terry/Owen to work on it. Meetings - Next year propose 2 or 3 meetings per year in bigger room which may cost extra to accommodate guest speakers. January meeting - John Rymell + Amy (Sustrans Bike It) £45 for alternative venue. 7pm start, needs to be advertised. GM to book room? New year social – 23/24 Jan, Rob to ask Vesuvios Silvertown tunnel – consultation ends 17/12, on usual TFL site. Send Wheelers response, put up template for individual use. Owen? Old Street roundabout- attention drawn to consultation on this.