Sunday 26 October 2008

Events for next year

Thanks to everybody for an interesting and productive meeting.
(CCH committee meeting 23/10/08)

Some dates for next year, so far we have discussed, earmarked and nailed:

Economic Energy Winter Series
Starting Sat. December 6th 2008
S. Wales visit to Newport Velodrome & Glyncorrwg MTB Centre January or Febuary 2009
Off Roading 'games' in Wick Woodland - 17th January
Annual event: CCH 2nd Round Chelmsford - April 19th
Inaugural Hackney Inter-schools Cycle Racing Day April 09 TBC (LYG qualifying event)
Inaugural CCH Grass track Racing League 2009 - Sunday evenings in June, July & August
2009 London Youth Games - Saturday 4 July and Sunday 5 July
Tour of Flanders Cyclo - Saturday 4th April 2009
Tour of Flanders Sunday - 5 April
La Marmotte & Grimp L’Alp D’Huez cyclo sportive event: Thurs 2nd to Mon. 6th July
Paris Roubaix Day Trip or stop over - 11 Apr 2009 to 12 Apr 2009
EASTER week end is: April 10 to April 13
ECCA Festival - 4th and 5th May (bank holiday)
Jersey Racing Weekend 23rd to 25th May - (bank holiday)
Newham International Six-Day pro track racing event - October 2009

Thursday 9 October 2008

Big turnout at our first annual general meeting

Thanks to all of the 30 or so members and supporters who turned up at our first AGM, held on Thursday 25th September. The enthusiasm for the club was clear to see in everyone who turned up, but it was particularly encouraging that about half of the attendees were young people under 18.

After giving people a chance to meet and greet, the first business of the evening was elections. Stuart Dennison will serve as club chair, taking over from myself (phew!), and Dan Batchelor kindly volunteered to be treasurer, while Keir Apperley remains as secretary. Meanwhile we have three volunteers to be youth representatives: Adebisi Alakan, Teo Geoghegan-Hart and Ryan Tran.

We went on to talk about what we've achieved in our first year of existence as a club, and about our hopes for the year ahead, including exciting plans for twinning with clubs abroad, and for trips to places as glamorous as the Alps and even Newport :)

You can read the full minutes of the meeting here in PDF. You might also be interested to read our esteemed secretary's report on our first year.

Special thanks to Core Arts for the venue and Mother Earth for providing tasty snacks at cost price.

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