November 2015 Meeting
Wheelers meeting 11/11/15
Attendees: David T, Dave A, Rob, Terry, Keith, Caroline, Christy
Apologies: Owen, Richard, Julie
Included in meeting with council.
Actions: Find out where there is a camera that we can use to monitor (DA) with aim to do a photo shoot. Ask whether council will do any sort of monitoring/community speedwatch (DT). Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) meetings - send info to Wheelers group generally (CF)
2. Cycle theft
No response to our reply agreeing to a meeting.
Action: Send one follow up (CF)
3. LBTH Cycling Strategy
Have received confirmation that main Wheelers response was received, but no indication of whether anything would be taken into consideration.
Action: Check for confirmation re trustee submission (TP) Post meeting note – confirmation received.
4. Council meeting report
Notes circulated to committee, suggest asking at next meeting whether they are OK about us publishing some notes on our website, maybe checking it first
Action: (OP to raise at next meeting)
Arboreal ride - will be advertised in magazine, but will say have to book a place. Terry to ensure they have the correct impression of the ride. Lots of helpers now available.
Richard doing ride leader training on 21st Nov, Wheelers will pay. Joint training with Hackney, possible Sat in Feb - David T, Rob, Terry interested CF to pass on contact details,.
6. AGM feedback
Attended by Terry, Gerry, Helen, Christy. Congratulations to Terry on her election as trustee. Gerry’s motion re DBS was not debated, deferred to committee. Good reports about Brian Deegan’s session.
Sat 21st Nov, back at Town Hall, Keith/Owen available but some others aren’t .
Actions: Check with Neil/Bob/Rowena (KJ), check sheets for previous attendees and consider passing e-mail address details to LCC (TP)
8. Silvertown tunnel
Opposition to tunnel passed as emergency motion at LCC AGM. Consultation finishes 29/11/15
Actions: Send something to general list with suggested points, precis of LCC response (TP), consider use of Engaging Networks not just e-group (TP/HA), attend campaign meeting at Greenwich 12/11/15 (TP), Check with Gerry whether she is going to do an official Wheelers response (DA).
Decided to do a ride 06/12/15 along some or all of proposed Quietway, based on the information in the LBTH Cycling Strategy. Meet at 10am Victoria Park, maybe cycle in to Aldgate and return first, then possible ride out to Hainault.
Actions: Research ride route (DT), invite Councillor Chesterton (DT).
Due Mon 23rd, suggested content Cycling Strategy, cycling hairdresser, top tips from Mr Jones, Silvertown meeting report, DT cycle training.
Action: HA to produce, everyone to contribute
11. “100 small measures”
Action: Tom B from LCC suggested trying to get a copy of this from council (TP)
12. School project
Richard working with Sustrans (Bishop Challoner), funding for project via obesity initiatives.