The 2021 GoBike AGM takes place in one week’s time on Tuesday 7th December at 7pm. This will be your opportunity to hear updates on our campaigning over the last year, and a chance to get more involved. You don’t have to be a member to come along – if you haven’t already registered please do so via Eventbrite to get your tickets, and to get access to the Zoom link.Continue reading “2021 GoBike AGM – One Week To Go!”
Join us on the GoBike feeder ride from Strathclyde Country Park to the start of the Global Day of Climate Action march on COP26 on the 6th of November. We are riding along a safe route, suitable for all ages and abilities, at a pace where no-one will be left behind. We plan to pick up folk on the way at the following meet points:
09:15 Strathclyde Country Park Sports Centre
10:00 Blantyre Train Station
10:25 Newton Train Station
10:45 Cambuslang Rosebank Bridge
11:10 Dalmarnock Bridge Underpass
11:30 Glasgow Green McLellan Arch
Noon Kelvingrove Park
At the march we plan to join Pedal on Parliament’s ‘Cycling Bloc (sustainable transport)’ where we can tell the world that THIS MACHINE FIGHTS CLIMATE CHANGE.
To help us get an idea of how many biscuits we need please visit our Facebook Event and tell us if you are going to come along.
There are six feeder rides in Glasgow, if you are coming from a different part of the city. Also, should you becoming from even further afield there should be a ride you can join. Information on all the rides being organised can be found out here from Pedal on Parliament.
The Gobike Holyrood 2021 Hustings take place this evening from 7pm. You still have time to register to attend, it is open to all with an interest in active travel.
Due to the suspension of campaigning we postponed the publication of our candidate blogs and party statements over the weekend. Our final post(*) is from the Scottish National Party, which will be represented at the hustings by Kaukab Stewart. We have also been provided with a statement from Michael Matheson, the SNP Transport Secretary on active travel.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings (tonight!): Scottish National Party candidate – Kaukab Stewart”
The third candidate statement on their active travel commitments and policies for the coming parliamentary term, is from Scottish Green Party candidate Patrick Harvie.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Green Party- candidate Patrick Harvie”
Out next candidate statement on their active travel commitments and policies for the coming parliamentary term, is from the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate David McKenzie:Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Liberal Democrats – candidate David McKenzie”
Over our next few blogs, the candidates for each party attending our GoBike Hustings, will be providing a brief statement on their Active Travel commitments/policies for the next parliamentary term. The first statement we’ve had in is from the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Candidate Graham Simpson.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party candidate Graham Simpson”
Just one week to go until our 2021 Scottish Parliament elections hustings. Starting at 7pm next Monday the 12th April, we have representatives from each of the main political parties attending. Register here for the event and receive instructions on how to join.Continue reading “One Week until the GoBike Holyrood 2021 Hustings”
For the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections our traditional hustings will take place online on Monday the 12th April from 7pm. Representatives of the various political parties will present their policies for improving provision for wheeling, walking and cycling in Scotland, they will answer our questions and yours, and there will also be an opportunity for them to debate the relevant issues for active travel.Continue reading “GoBike Scottish Holyrood 2021 Election Hustings”
The 2020 AGM and Public Meeting is this evening. If you haven’t already registered please do so via Eventbrite to get your tickets, to get access to the Zoom link.
This year we are extremely pleased that Sarah Berry (@SarahJ_Berry), who is the co-chair Lambeth Living Streets and Car Dependency Campaigner, will be our Guest Speaker at the Gobike 2020 Public Meeting and AGM. Sarah will provide an insight to the campaign for everyday walking in Lambeth.Continue reading “2020 AGM and this Evening – Agenda and 2019 Minutes”
This year we are extremely pleased that Sarah Berry (@SarahJ_Berry), who is the co-chair Lambeth Living Streets and Car Dependency Campaigner, will be our Guest Speaker at the Gobike 2020 Public Meeting and AGM. Sarah will provide an insight to the campaign for everyday walking in Lambeth.
19:00 Welcome Opening of AGM
– Co-convenors welcome, apologies, quorum
– Approval of 2019 minutes
19:05 Treasurer’s report
19:15 The Co-convenors review of the year
19:45 Nomination to the Committee
19:50 Close AGM
19:50 Guest Speaker: Sarah Berry
21:00 GoBike Public Meeting 2020 Closes
As with all things Covid our Public Meeting and AGM will be an online affair. To enable us to manage this feat we need everyone who is attending to register via Eventbrite. Please click on the link below and get your ticket.
For all those with tickets, a link and instructions on how to join the Public Meeting and AGM will be sent out shortly after.