I think the evening went quite well. It was a joy to see so many people out
there enjoying the evening sunshine. We stopped just beyond the Saughall
turn and enjoyed a glass of wine and some home made fruit cake courtesy of
Dorothy Clift and Ann Jones.
I wish all my evening meetings were like that.
On the way back some of the group left and the rest of us joined the towpath
and took the long way round back to Upton and New Scene. A few had not been
on the towpath before so it was good for them to view it at it's best with
all the wild flowers on both banks in full bloom.
Did nothing for my hayfever though so by the time I got home I was
All the paths look as if they've been there for years and it's hard to
believe that they opened only a year ago last week.
Perhaps those who said we were doing irreparable damage to the environment
should have a wander down there just to see how quickly everything recovers.
Anyway, it was a great way to spend an evening.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nic Siddle" <nicsiddle@...>
Sent: 27 June 2001 15:56
Subject: [cyclomania] Environmental Forum cycle ride along the railway track
> Tonight (Wed 27 Jun), there is to be a ride along the cycle track led by
> Anna Geroni. Objective is to allow members of that forum (including
> Councillors) to see the benefits of the current arrangement for
> One hopes that they will see it being well used and will see for
> that a busway along it will reduce it's attractiveness and utility.
> It is not the occasion for stand up arguments, but if an opportunity
> for gentle non-aggressaive persuasion then it should be used.
> Start time is 6:30pm and I gather that sandwiches are being taken by some.
> Unfortunately, I am still forbidden cycling by the medics, so probably
> see you there.
> Hope some of you can go
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