RCC Newsletter – 7 April 2010

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We also post the newsletters here on our website. Read below and enjoy! Previous newsletters can be found here.

Hello,

Events
New Website – www.richmondlcc.co.uk
Our new website has just been launched, please let us know what you think
and if there are any improvements you’d like to see.  If you have any design
skills or would like to add things to the site please let us know.  Feel
free to register, it only takes a moment.

Monthly Meeting
Monday 12th April, 20:00 in the Old Ship in Richmond.  Details here…
http://tinyurl.com/ydq2knz
Please feel free to send in any agenda items.  Put them in a reply to this
email.

Maintenance Workshop – Mortlake
Thursday 8th April, 19:00-21:00
The Old Bakery, Mortlake Training Centre, 69-71 Lower Richmond Rd, Mortlake
SW14 7HJ
Location – http://tinyurl.com/yacjo4y
Bring your bike, use the tools and learn basic (or more complicated) bike
maintenance.
Some small parts available for sale (cables, brake blocks), bring your own
parts if you want to fit them.
Please come along if you have some mechanical aptitude and would like to
help others learn.

LBRuT Open Spaces Strategy Consultation – 27th April
On the evening of the 27th April the Parks Dept of Richmond Council are
holding a consultation in order to develop the Council’s next Open Spaces
Strategy for the next ten years.  Reply to this email if you would like to
attend.  There are no other details as yet.
Contact Penny Lee on 020 8940 7587 or the office on 020 877 25687

Safety Cycle Survey
Information from this survey will be used for future road safety decisions,
so please take the time to fill it out.
http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/lsbu/cycling_other

Met Police Reporting Website
The Met police have set up this new service that allows you to report poor
road behaviour.
https://secure.met.police.uk/roadsafelondon/
It has already been used…
http://www.lcc.org.uk/index.asp?Pageid=1773

Report on the Effect of 20mph zones
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/339/dec10_3/b4469

Bicycle Recycling Donations
Richmond MIND – http://www.rbmind.org run a small bicycle recycling project
and would like to receive any unwanted bikes that will be refurbished and
sold on.  They are able to collect anywhere in Richmond.

New Charity Bike Ride
Princess Alice Hospice  – www.pah.org.uk are organising a new charity ride
that will start nearby and they’d like local cyclists’ views.  Take part in
their survey here…
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CGTFJBQ

London Bike Hire launch – 30th July
Would anyone like to organise an RCC ride to test them out?  The 30th is the
last Friday of the month, so it’s also Critical Mass that evening.

Look out for an election special newsletter.

Thanks for reading and keep cycling,

Jonathan Rowland
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Borough Coordinator
Richmond Cycling Campaign

web – http://www.richmondlcc.co.uk