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by John Catt
29 Dec 2009, 12:00am
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

Why do we need a blogspot when we have a perfectly good forum topic going for any debate? Personal preference. In a forum we go shooting all over the place. With a blog I can set up a page to try and deal with each issue and try and avoid going back over the same old ground. . Deal with each issue ...
by John Catt
28 Dec 2009, 9:13pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

I would like to see the CTC returning to its roots as a nice friendly organisation catering for solely cycle tourists and would like to see a separate pressure group set up that campaigns for everyday practical commuting type cyclists. The only problem with this is that the "nice friendly orga...
by John Catt
28 Dec 2009, 8:27pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

namely; council members have been bullied and cajoled into going along with matters they are not totally happy with. You cannot have people put under the time constraints of 15 minutes on a policy matters like this. And where then was the membership's agreement prior to this action? If this is what...
by John Catt
28 Dec 2009, 8:03pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

Why do we need a blogspot when we have a perfectly good forum topic going for any debate? Personal preference. In a forum we go shooting all over the place. With a blog I can set up a page to try and deal with each issue and try and avoid going back over the same old ground. Are your figures on the...
by John Catt
28 Dec 2009, 7:15pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

John - if you can just itemise the member benefits that will be deemed charitable, and itemise the Trust expenditure over the last (say) three years which has been deemed charitable, and put some amounts to these items, we'll all be much the wiser.... And if you could set out the thinking behind th...
by John Catt
21 Dec 2009, 6:44pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 96730

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

Hi All, I'm a new Councillor and new to this forum. hitherto, apart from a circular from my DA sent out to branch secretaries, there has only been one side to the argument. Articles in Cycle, pages on the website, bits on Newsnet all put the National Office view - even before the text of the special...