Cycling UK East Midlands
Cycling UK East Midlands Region is the sole survivor of a number of 'regional DA's' set up over 20 years ago.
In addition to facilitating a close liaison and collaboration between the six full member groups within the region, Cycling UK East Midlands Region also organises, in normal circumstances, three main events each year.
The East Midlands region contains the six CTC/Cycling UK Member Groups of Alfreton CTC; CTC Derby and Burton; Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club; Cycling UK Lincolnshire; CTC Northampton; Nottinghamshire CTC.
At the ARM on the 23rd April 2022 the following officers and committee were elected:-
Chair - Ray Clay (Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club)
Secretary - Tim Newbery (Cycling UK Lincolnshire)
Treasurer - Ian Hill (CTC Derby and Burton)
Minutes Secretary - Jean Deacon (Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club)
Auditor - Position Vacant
Other committee members are representatives from each of the six Member Groups plus members from the region's CTC/Cycling UK general membership, Affiliated Groups and Cycle Advocacy Network.
Member Group Representatives:
Alfreton CTC - Tom Fox
Leicestershire and Rutland Cyclists' Touring Club - Jean Lakin
Cycling UK Lincolnshire - Tim Newbery
CTC Northampton - Position Vacant
Nottinghamshire CTC - Terry Scott
CTC Derby and Burton - Position Vacant
Representatives from the region's CTC/Cycling UK general membership (maximum 3):
Reg Tuckwood - Nottinghamshire CTC
Ian Prince - General Membership
Cycle Advocacy Network Representatives (formerly Right to Ride Representatives) in the Cycling UK East Midlands Region (maximum 2):
James Pocklington - Cycling UK Lincolnshire
Representatives from Affiliated clubs/groups (full Cycling UK members) in the Cycling UK East Midlands Region:
(2 positions currently vacant)
Cycling UK East Midlands Region normally organise a number of activities each year:
1. Beaumanor Hall East Midlands Cyclists' Touring Club Regional Rally, usually held over a Bank Holiday weekend
2. CTC East Midlands Region Forests Audax (200k) held in September
3. Mince Pie Run, held on the last Sunday before Christmas
This annual event is one of the highlights of the calendar and attracts cyclists from across the East Midlands Region. There is a tombola in aid of 'Rainbows Children's Hospice'. The last time the Mince Pie Run was held in 2019, a magnificent £1500 was raised for the charity. See Rainbows letter.