Category Archives: Website News

You can now pay for your subs via Direct Debit!

To make your lives easier we have just introduced a direct debit system. This will save you remembering to pay your subs for 2018 and following years, as the money will simply be taken from your account on New Years … Continue reading

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Tim Wainwright

More sad news – Tim Wainwright died in a collision whilst out riding last Wednesday, the 1st.   He had been a member in the Willesden for years and was a keen audax rider taking part in PBP many times … Continue reading

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Changes to Facebook Group

You may have noticed that the blog posts are not being posted over on Facebook by our trusty “Blog Monkey” This is because of changes Facebook have made this month to their API relating to groups. We can no longer … Continue reading

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Nick Tidmarsh

I have just heard from Nick’s son, Brian, that his father passed away this morning aged 103. Nick still rode his bike when he was over 80 and was a Vice Chairman of the club and one of its early … Continue reading

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Arrangements for Jumbo’s funeral

Monday,3rd March 2014. St Teresa’s Catholic Church,22 Boniface Walk,Hatch End,Middx HA3 6PU Just off the Uxbridge Road. Mass at 10a.m. Cremation service at Brakespear Crematorium 11.30a.m. Anne has asked for tributes to me made to the Paul Strickland Scanner Appeal … Continue reading

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PETITION – BECAUSE I AM A CYCLIST

We have received correspondence from fellow cyclists about a petition containing nearly 3,000 signatures campaigning against Ride London, sportives, and cycling in general across Surrey. Please sign the petition below which is a direct response to a petition entitled: ‘Stop Surrey being … Continue reading

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New Strava Club Leader-boards

Strava has made some improvements to the club pages that should help motivate us to ride this winter. You can now see who is doing the biggest rides, most miles and most climbing. Check out the new leader-board the Willesden Strava … Continue reading

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New header photos

Just in case you were getting bored of seeing the same old photos in the header, we have just had a bit of a refresh. Thanks to Tom Zittel for these fantastic shots. Here are a few:

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John “Rocco” Richardson

Sad news again. Rocco passed away this morning. Funeral details will be published later.

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June Monthly Meeting

The Manor Farm Hall in Ruislip has been booked for Thursday 7th June for the next club meeting  starting at 8pm.  Great if you can make it after training.

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New Willesden CC email newsletters

We are launching our new email newsletter system very shortly. Sign up using the simple form below and recieve Willesden CC news directly in your inbox. Signing up couldn’t be easier, just fill in the form below and hit ‘subscribe’ … Continue reading

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Up-date Brian’s Funeral.

Jenny has now given me the details of arrangements regarding donations which are as follows:- Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so by writing a cheque payable to British Cycling and sending it to- Brian Wright Donation, Finance … Continue reading

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Brian’s Funeral

The funeral will take place on Tuesday,15th May at 3.15p.m. at the Amersham Crematorium.  A floral tribute will be sent from the club but Jenny has asked  that others send donations to a fund which is being set up in … Continue reading

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BRIAN WRIGHT

Jenny has asked me to let you all know that Brian died last night,(April 25th) in Majorca. He was at a training camp with Don Mason. Full details will be available later. I am sure that we all extend our … Continue reading

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April Monthly meeting.

This month’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at the Hillingdon Cycle circuit from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m. It would be good to see a few more of our members attend.

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Nick Tidmarsh

The Willesden Old Timers met at Alresford on Sunday for lunch. They helped Nick Tidmarsh to celebrate  attaining 101 years of age. Nick was a founder member of the club way back in the 1920’s.

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Jayne’s own account of Easter Saturday at Portsmouth track.

Saturday I had a spectacular win in the women’s omnium at the track in Portsmouth. This had absolutely nothing to do with the recovery drinks I’d had the night before or the fact I was the only woman. I was … Continue reading

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Lots more website headers

Thanks to Dereck Reynolds for the fantastic photos – we now have a large number of new website header photographs. A couple of them are shown below: If you have any other good shots, please send them over to willesden@coopa.net and … Continue reading

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Meurig James

Meurig James was the victim of a hit and run driver in Philadelphia where he now lives. He has severe injuries but remains cheerful and keeps us up-to-date  with his progress on his Facebook page. He is quite concerned that he … Continue reading

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Club Run 20th March 2011

This Sunday 10 of our members are entered in the West London Combine 25 which starts at 8a.m. It is a pity that the clubrun is unlikely to see the result as they are going to Fairoaks Airport!

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