If you have had membership during 2019 or earlier, and are looking to renew for 2020 please use Join Now as if you were rejoining afresh. This is because we’ve upgraded to a new membership system
Why join us?
Members get 50% off entry fees to paid events organised by York Cycle Campaign and first notice of all our events. Last year we hosted talks from Carlton Reid, Dr Rachel Aldred, and held rides with Wheels for Wellbeing and My Future York, and even hosted a film night.
Opt in for our email newsletters; get monthly updates on our activities as well invitations to take part in member actions to improve cycling in York.
Members get entry into our active private Facebook group. This is a great place to discuss cycling in York and share stories, concerns, and tips with like-minded members.
Members get a vote at Campaign AGM/EGMs to have your say on the Campaign’s activities. Unfortunately we can’t offer this to members who are CoYC councillors; or policy makers of the CoYC transport team as this is prevented in our constitution to maintain impartiality.
As a member of York Cycle Campaign you’ll be able to join Cycling UK, a national cycle campaign charity,as an affiliate member, for just £25 a year. Cycling UK membership comes with many of its own benefits, including 3rd party cycle insurance and free legal advice for cycling matters.
We’re completely run by our volunteer members, if you want to take a more active role in the Campaign you’re welcome to join one of our Working Groups
We currently offer three types of membership package
Individual – £5/year
Our standard membership package
Household – £10/Year
5 individual memberships for the price 2
Reduced – £2.50/Year
Our indvidual membership at a reduced price for those who need it.
All memberships last one year and can be renewed at any time before expiry.
Conditions of Membership
All members must be 16 years of age or older at time of joining.
In order to administer your membership it is necessary for hold information on yourself, for more information on this please refer to the privacy section below.
Membership of the Campaign is in accordance with our Constitution, including, but not limited to, Section 4 which is highlighted below for your benefit:
4. Membership & Voting
a. Membership shall be open to all who support the aim and objectives of the Campaign and who have paid their annual subscription for the current year;
b. The Campaign shall be non-party-political and non-sectarian. Members shall treat each other with respect at all times.
c. Members shall be entitled to hold office and to vote at General Meetings (as further defined in clauses 4.d and 4.e below).
d. Classes of membership:
i. Individual – shall entitle an individual to attend meetings and to vote at General Meetings, with the exception of those defined in clause 4.e.
ii. Corporate (Organisation or group) – shall entitle organisations or groups to send representatives to attend meetings. Only one representative from each organisation may vote at Meetings (see also clause 4.e & 4.i).
e. Members of the following organisations may join the Campaign and may attend General meetings and be on Committee, but they may not vote: City of York Councillors; or policy makers of the CYC transport team.
f. The Committee shall have the right:
i. to approve or reject applications for membership;
ii. for good and sufficient reason to terminate the membership of any member or organization/representative provided that the member concerned shall have the right to be heard by the Committee before a final decision is made. Where that member is a Committee member this is subject to clause 9d.
g. to recommend Subscription rates for membership of the Campaign (These shall be set at and by the Annual or other member’s meeting).
h. Subscriptions shall become due on the First day of January each year and shall be paid to the Treasurer & Membership Records Secretary, who shall keep a register of current members. Subscriptions paid in the final three months of the year will be honoured for the following year.
i. Members or representatives who have a particular financial interest in an item for discussion or decision must declare such interest before discussion on the item starts and not speak further or vote on it.
Why can’t CoYC Councillors or policy makers in the CoYC transport team vote?
Part 4.e of the constitution prevents ‘City of York Councillors; or policy makers of the CoYC transport team’ from voting. This was proposed and agreed upon by our members at the relaunch as it was seen important to maintain independence of the Campaign. If you fall into this category, you are still very much welcome to join YCC and all our meetings and events.
Making Payments Online
You can pay for membership by PayPal, or via online banking using BACS or a standing order. If you prefer to pay offline, you can send us a cheque or standing order mandate by post.
Your Personal Information and Your Privacy
Your in total control of all the personal information you pass on to us as a member, and can amend or withdraw it at any time using the online membership portal.