Cycle Queensbury Planning Meeting and AGM – Tuesday 3 November 2015

Date: Tuesday 3 November 2015
Time: 7pm
Venue: Queensbury Baptist Church, Chapel Street, BD13 2PZ

Would you like to have a say in what Cycle Queensbury does next year? We’d really value your ideas and involvement.


In the last 12 months Cycle Queensbury:

  1. Ran a ‘Winter Warmer’ event on the Great Northern Railways Trail with food and hot toddy at Summers Farm
  2. Ran a Bike Easter Egg Hunt on the Trail
  3. Organised free  ‘Learn to Ride without Stabilisers’ Courses for 45 children
  4. Gave free 1:1 cycle training and cycle maintenance sessions to adults
  5. Ran a Family Fun Rides Day attended by 250 people, with help from the local Cyclists Touring Club
  6. Advertised local cycling events via our Facebook page
  7. Supported the campaign to open the Queensbury Tunnel
  8. Commissioned a Feasibility Study into Safer Streets in Queensbury
  9. Attended a  cycle camping weekend at the York Cycle Rally
  10. Loaned out bikes to adults and children in the community
  11. Provided rides on the Community Tandem for a resident with a disability.
  12. Found cycle buddies for riders through our Facebook page

The meeting will start with AGM business (about 15 minutes). If you would like to be on the committee, we need nominations 24 hours in advance ie by 7pm on Monday 2 November.
Note: Chris Wilson is leaving us to travel to South America, so there is a vacant position for Chair.

Events for 2015

The following events are planned for 2015. Watch this space, or email for more details.

  • Tues 7 April & Wed 8 April:
    ‘Learn to Ride without Stabilisers’ sessions at Shibden Head Primary Academy.
    Details will be sent out to parents via local Primary Schools.
  • Thursday 9 April:
    ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ on the Great Northern Railway Trail.
  • Sunday 17 May:
    ‘Family Fun Rides Day’ on the Great Northern Railway Trail.
    A repeat of our popular annual event.

And the Winner of the Workplace Cycle Challenge is …

Congratulations to Keelham Farm Shop for winning this Summer’s Workplace Cycle Challenge, with their staff making the most commuting trips to work by bike! Would you like your organisation to take part in the next Challenge? Let us know!

Workplace Challenge Certificate