News Round Up – 22/03/2015

2015-03-22 12.43.04The ink is scarcely dry on the last newsletter but several new items and more information has appeared already:

Sunday 29th March RVRCC + RVJ Joint road Ride.

Meet at Preston’s College PR2 8UR at 9am for a 45 Mile (with café stop) intermediate level ride on minor country roads North of Preston. All welcome.U18s need parental consent. U16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please support this initial joint venture with RVRCC if you can. It is in response to RVJ members requests for more road riding.

10675704_10152905101484753_2322228845054201914_nGood Friday 3rd April. 

We are supporting Hesketh Bank Cricket Club 50Mile road ride again. Largely flat on quiet roads and much enjoyed last year. Andy Purcell has guaranteed the weather will be fine. £15 to enter inc Pie and Peas. Start at Hesketh Bank Cricket Club.PR4 6SE

4th April Chorley Grand Prix.

Elite Racing. Reminder no club ride. We plan a Gazebo on the start finish straight. Details are still emerging of sprint racing for Chorley School pupils and British Cycling Go Ride involvement.

19th April Velodrome: 

The next track cluster session is now live on line. See the link below:—Lancashire-Cluster#summary

 The min age is 9.    To book a bike, if needed, arrange with Rob Mace in the BC office by the Friday prior.

For returning riders please book in the same group as last time unless instructed otherwise by the coach for your group.         Bring plenty of drinks and healthy snack.         Bring track mitts or gloves.

North West Youth Racing League dates:

  1. 11.04 Salt Ayre
  2. 16.05 Litherland
  3. 27.06 Steven Burke Pendle
  4. 18.07 Blackpool
  5. TBC Tameside
  6. 26.09 Southport

2015 AGM RVJ Elected Officials

Chairman:           M.Field

Vice Chairman:   I.Layton

Treasurer:           S.Morris

Secretary:           G.Ind

I Armstrong previously co-opted as President will continue in this role.

S. Burke (Chair 2014)  stood down for personal reasons. We wish her well.


We are advised by BC that they will deal with individuals as their DBS/CRB checks expire. There will be a form to submit but Andy Purcell, newly appointed Welfare Officer, will be able to verify such forms-not necessarily a BC official as previously.