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Three New Ride Leaders for our Club

Three new ride leaders have just completed their familiarisation training with Neil Eason. See article, photo and how this links to Chris Juden’s initiative at CTC Head Office. http://westsurreyctc.co.uk/category/blogs/

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Cycle Touring Talk by Peter Crofts – Tuesday 1st April – Guildford

On Tuesday 1st April Peter Crofts will be giving a talk on his cycling adventures in Peru & Equador at the Guildford Travel Club – Onslow Village Hall, at 8 PM.  http://www.guildfordtravelclub.org.uk/

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Intermediates – 26 March 0945 start

All riders: note departure time from Pirbright. See you tomorrow!

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Blind Veterans UK

Another offer to take a place on Prudential Ride London on 9 August, but with the additional offer for a place on NightRider on 7-8 June, through the charity  Blind Veterans UK The charity  provide vision impaired Armed Forces and National Service veterans with the person-centred services and tailored support they need to discover life beyond sight loss. Their work ranges from helping veterans relearn vital life skills and providing them with the tools they need to be independent in their own homes, to offering new learning, training and recreation opportunities and providing long-term nursing, residential and respite care.   To secure your place or if you have any questions about either event, contact Aaron on 020 7616 7927 or email *protected email*

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Prudential Ride London

There is another charity that has places for the Prudential Ride London, Woking and Sam Beare Hospices, and it may be of particular interest to our members as it is a very worthy local charity.  A minimum of £500 sponsorship is required to book a place; if you are interested just contact the charity to obtain an Application Form, or  if you would like any more information then please contact Rosie Gibbons  on *protected email*  or 01483 881752 John M

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Prudential Ride London

I have been advised that Leuka have a few Prudential RideLondon places left.  They are a charity that works towards research into leukaemia and other blood cancers and support determined young scientists at Imperial College/Hammersmith Hospital.  If anyone is interested, details are provided at:-  http://www.leuka.org.uk/prudential-ridelondon-2014/ John M

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Wednesday Ride

It really does seem that it will be quite a pleasant day tomorrow, so I hope that many of you will wish to join the weekly ride.  If you are thinking of driving to the start, there is ample car parking almost opposite where we are meeting; post code GU24 8AR.  As usual, there will be  a variety of rides after coffee at Windsor Farm Shop (good cakes), and some of us may well head out towards Cookham, just hoping that the floods have subsided.   John Murdoch

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Dinner 1st March

Many thanks to all who attended the dinner on Saturday, I hope you had a very enjoyable evening; feedback appeared to be good, particularly about the venue.  Thanks to your generosity, we have been able to send a cheque to Hollycombe Primary School to help with a project to encourage young children to cycle, which Josie spoke about on the evening.  I have had a very nice e-mail back from Josie, thanking you all for supporting this project so generously, and saying what a “nice crowd” we all were; I think she and Gary really enjoyed it. I should also mention that the committee agreed to a small subsidy for the dinner, on the basis that it is our one main social event of the year, open to all, and it gets us all together as a club.  In effect, the club rather than the attendees paid for the meals

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Woking Sunday Riders 9 March

Please note that the Woking Sunday Riders coffee stop has been changed from Newlands Corner to Seale Craft Centre

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Annual Dinner

Forgotten to book for the annual dinner this Saturday?  Not a problem, just contact John Murdoch by midday Friday and you could be accommodated.  However, if you fancy trout, you will have to choose another main course, as the Princess Royal are already sold out.

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