Worthing Cycle Forum Open Meeting

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:15pm
Worthing Town Hall Committee Room 2


Apologies for absence :

1) minutes of the meeting held on 21st August (attached again for ease of reference but please bring your own copy if possible) :-

2) matters arising from the minutes not already covered below 2 mins

3) brief updates from

  1. from Geoff Farrell : chair of the West Sussex Cycle Forum 5 mins
  1. iv. WSCC Cycling Summit : Beccy Cooper mins
  2. vi. Durrington community group : Barry Burks mins
  3. v. A24 segregated Cycle Path from Worthing town centre to Washington and beyond : and our initial contact with the parish councils for Storrington & Sullington and Washington : Stuart Elms mins

4) ) what next following the closure of the A27 Arundel, A27 Worthing & Monks Farm consultations ? 10 mins

Break 5 mins

  1. 30 mins feedback from the two recent meetings with the Leader of Worthing BC – Dan Humphreys - and his officers to consider the introduction of an Adur & Worthing Cycling & Walking Action Group, along the lines of that in Crawley where the Crawley Cycle Forum is now a council backed initiative to take responsibility for cycling

6) the safe use of roads, cycle ways, and pavements :-

i. WCF position on anti-social cycling and the safe use of roads, cycle ways and pavements : JP Saville leading an open discussion with view to agreeing a WCF policy by the close of the meeting.

ii. should A&W be encourage to have a position on this ? 10 mins

7) 5 mins WCF officer and volunteer vacancies : given the new momentum, we now need volunteers to step forward to share the workload with JP Saville, John Coote and Stuart Elms :-

i. to offer to take the minutes

ii. support JP, John Coote & Stuart with tasks arising from the work of the Adur & Worthing Cycling & Walking Action Group

iii.. work with Anthony Cartmel to keep the WCF website up to date and relevant 5 mins

iv. monitor the weekly A&W planning applications for anything that might be of interest to WCF

8) AOB 5 mins