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2013-12-04

TA EAST E-NEWS DECEMBER 4TH 2013

To TA East local members and friends

From Ferg Muir

MEET AT MONKS ELEIGH & BOXFORD

This is mainly to put you in mind of coming to our next Meet on SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER in Suffolk and to add the LUNCH VENUE

As stated in the Autumn TA Gazette we are meeting:for coffee at Corncraft, Monks Eleigh.

Grid Ref TL973476. That’s on the A1141, just on the Hadleigh side of Monks Eleigh IP7 7AY.

I can now tell you that lunch will be The Fleece Hotel, Boxford. Thanks to Geoff Morse for checking this venue out for us.

The Fleece is run by the same family who have the Mill Green Brewery and the White Horse at nearby Edwardstone, where we have always been exceptionally well looked after.

The Fleece is in Broad Street, Boxford, CO10 5DX Box ford is in Grid Square TL9640, and is about half-way between Hadleigh and Sudbury, Roll your trike through the carriage entrance to find space to park. Website: http://www.boxfordfleece.com/

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East Region Members Mileage – Ron Fisher Trophy

The Ron Fisher Trophy is awarded to the East Region member who records the greatest distance in National TA Tricycle Mileage Chart Competition (administered by John Lewis) during the year from 1st October to 30th September.

So this is a reminder to any more East members who have been recording trike miles, to send a copy of their charts to John at 86 Grosvenor Road, Ilford IG1 1LA

And East members who want to submit a chart next Autumn need to be recording their mileage since October 1st. It may just be in time for a serviceable memory and a map measurer to be called into play.

Ron Fisher was our regional secretary for many years until his death in, I think, 1982.

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WINTER (and beyond) PROGRAMME

Here is a preview of the EAST Programme, as submitted to the TA Gazette:

2014

Saturday 4th January

East Breakfast at Stoke Ash White Horse 9.30am. On the A140 Norwich-Ipswich road, 6 miles due south of Diss.Grid Ref TM113709, Postcode IP23 7ET


Sunday 2nd February

Eastern Lunch at The Manger, Bradfield Combust.

Bradfield Combust is on the A134, 6 miles south of Bury St Edmunds.

OS Sheet 155, Grid Ref TL893574, Postcode IP30 0LW

Bookings: £14.00 Martin Badham 01603 897738. 9 St Pauls Close, Horsford, Norwich NR10 martin.badham@talktalk.net

Chairman’s Appetiser Run: Meet at “Sweetmeats” cafe above sweetshop in Water Lane, Lavenham (opposite kitchen door of “The Swan”) approx 10.30am
March 14/15/16th

East Weekend at the Lea Valley CC Comet Hut, near Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex

Mike Keen has two short, twisty, laney clubruns in mind to Saturday and Sunday lunchplaces.

Alternatively, ride Shaftesbury CC Spring Audax (200,160,100 or 56km) which start nearby on Saturday. Details: Mike ( 0207 253 2370)

Sunday 30th March

East Region 25 on B25/17 9am £8.50p Mick Madgett 01379 651419.

HQ Bressingham Village Hall. Clubrun 11.30 ish to Lunch (BOOKED) at Redgrave Cross Keys. Bookings to Ferg Muir 01603 61500

Saturday 26th April

East meet – Peasenhall and Great Glemham

Coffee at Weavers Tea Room, 2 The Knoll, Peasenhall, IP17 2JE

Lunch at Crown, Great Glemham IP17 2DA TM340618

Saturday 3rd May East 25 at Sleaford

Sunday 13th July

Fliss Beard and East 100 at Swaffham Norfolk, New course B100/6. Entries £9.00 M Badham, 9 St Pauls Close, Horsford, Norwich NR10 3HG

Sunday 5th October 

East 25 on E1/25B at Quendon , Essex. Entry £8.50, Mike Keen – 13 Benn St, London E9 5SU

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At the recent CTT National AGM, the CTT National Committee withdrew their proposal regarding only permitting commercially available machines to compete, while the proposal to bump up Affilliation Fees for organisations passing on only small numbers of CTT Levies was heavily defeated.

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OUR HEYBRIDGE AND GOLDHANGER MEET

See our Chairman’s account of the last meet on the East News pages of the TA Website (Never to be confused with this E-Mail Newsletter)

Address is http://www.tricycleassociation.org.uk/EastNews.html 

There are further photos on the EAST GALLERY http://www.tricycleassociation.org.uk/EastGallery.html 

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Hope to lots of members on Saturday 14th December

Ferg Muir 01603 615000 fergusmuir@btinternet.com

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