West Surrey CTC Newsletter No. 1 - January/February 1978

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Newsletter No. 1

This newsletter is the first of many, it is hoped, written with the aim of improving communication between members of the DA.  It seems a good idea to start with a list of the committee members elected at the Annual General Meeting on 6 November:-
President Bill Inder, 33 High Street, Horsell (Woking 72074)
Vice-President Don Field, 13 Silver Birch Close, Woodham (Byfleet 41470)
Secretary Harold Coleman, Lane End, Highlands Lane, Westfield (Woking 60385)
Treasurer George Alesbury, 12 Spencer Avenue, Weybridge (W 43285)
Runs Secretary Russ Mantle, 68 Haig Road, Aldershot (Aldershot 28275)
Others Clement Collins, 8 Staff Cottages, Milford Chest Hospital (Godalming 29605)
Chris Jeggo, 4 Carlyon Close, Mytchett (Farnborough 46472)
Keith Parfitt, 24 Elmside, Onslow Village (Guildford 60776)
Les Sutton, 62 Chobham Road, Ottershaw

They will be pleased to help you on any matter related to cycling and the DA, and hope that this Newsletter will prove to be more than a means of letting you know what goes on in Committee meetings, that you will use it to put your own ideas forward.  The Editor welcomes your contributions (space permitting).

1978 is not only the CTC's 100th Birthday, but also the DA's 50th, so next year's calendar includes one or two special events.
18 March Slide show - History of cycling, the CTC, the DA.
23 April 50-mile standard ride & DA's 50th Birthday tea
29 April - 1 May Home Counties DAs' Rally at Godalming
27 May Centenary Relay Ride starts at Godalming
15 June Speed-judging competition
29 June Rough-stuff competition
9 July 100-mile standard ride - around DA border
5 August CTC's 100th Birthday - special ride & tea
10 September Tourist Trial
8 October Hill-climb & Freewheeling competitions
11 November Photographic competition & slide show
25 November Grand Dinner

The YHA is also celebrating 100 years of cycling, and Southern Region is organising 10 weekends for cyclists:-
28/9 January Arundel
25/6 February Crockham Hill
11/2 March Burley
7/8 April Winchester
29/30 April Ewhurst Green
6/7 May Blackboys
23/4 September Totland Bay
14/5 October Crockham Hill
11/2 November Goudhurst
16/7 December Beachy Head
Booking well in advance is required for some of these events.

More material is needed for the March slide show.  Please contact Harold Coleman if you have any old photographs, slides, drawings, films, etc:  they will be gratefully received and returned in good condition.  Also, an episcope, or epidiascope, is urgently needed for this evening.  Can you help?  *  Keith Parfitt would welcome volunteers from the Guildford area to help publicise cycling or to help lead half-day Saturday rides for newcomers.

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