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East Midlands

Information for CMA East Midlands

Welcome

The East Midlands branch covers Leicestershire, North into Nottinghamshire, West into Derbyshire and East into Lincolnshire. 

Due to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 our programme has beenrestricted while social distancing and meeting in large groups has  ben suspended. 

Face-to-face monthly meeting are now resumed, on the third Monday of the month. Zoom 'social'  gatherings continue on the first Monday of the month and breakfast rides have restarted.    See 'Events' programme for details.

Please respect any Covid-19 restrictions in your location.  Please stay safe, and we're praying for you & your loved ones.
CMA East Midlands.

To join our monthly zoom meetings, please request access  by emailing : e_mids@bike.org.uk.

See programme for details of other activities [click 'Events' below].  Email  e_mids@bike.org.uk to be added to our mailing list. 

Everyone welcome.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ian Cameron

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Upcoming Events

Church Visit - Hinckley URC + Hinckley Motor Show

Event Date: 18/09/2022

Church visit to Hinckley URC AND THEN Bike display as part of The Hinckley Motor Show - More details to follow

Loughborough Bike and Trike show

Event Date: 25/09/2022

CMA EMids stand at Loughborough Bike and Trike show, Loughborough Town Centre.  Details to follow...

CMA Ladies Conference

Event Date: 04/11/2022 - 06/11/2022

CMA Ladies Conference, The Hayes, Swanwick, Derbys.  Details to follow.

Past Events

European Motorcyclists for Christ (EMC) Rally, Belgium

Event Date: 04/08/2022 - 07/08/2022

EMC Rally is being held in Belgium this year.  

See  EMC Rally 2022 (bike.org.uk) for details

Leathered in Lincoln

Event Date: 29/07/2022 - 31/07/2022

Annual Leathered in Lincoln rally, Halfwat Heroes m/c club.  Details to be provided later.

Rock and Bike Fest (Alfreton)

Event Date: 07/07/2022 - 10/07/2022

Rock and Bike Fest, Alfreton.  CMA will be running a Holy Joe's Cafe at this event/

Rock and Bike Fest (Alfreton)

Event Date: 07/07/2022 - 10/07/2022

Further details will be posted when available.

CMA National Rally - Quinta

Event Date: 07/07/2022 - 10/07/2022

CMA National Rally, Quinta Christian Conference Centre, Weston Rhyn, nr. Oswestry, Shropshire.  SY10 5BH.  (Early set-up on Thursday7th July)

See  National Rally 2022 (bike.org.uk) for details.

Church Visit -

Event Date: 04/07/2022

Church visit (with Towcester branch) to Sage Cross Methodist Church. Sage Cross Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 1RB

Breakfast and Engage Evangelism Training Event

Event Date: 02/07/2022

Breakfast (at 8.30am) and Engage Evangelism training event in conjunction with Thorpe Acre Church at Thorpe Acre Church - enquire of CMA E Mids Secretary for booking details  -  secretary.eastmids@bike.org.uk.  No charge for this event.

Ashby Folville bike night

Event Date: 28/06/2022

Ashby Folville Bike Night - Meet outside The Carrington Arms Ashby Folville LE14 2TE from early evening onwards

Branch meeting "Live" at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 20/06/2022

Branch Meeting. "Live" and in person at Thorpe Acre Church, LE11 4LF.  7.30 for 7.45pm.

Breakfast ride - The Limes Cafe

Event Date: 18/06/2022

Breakfast Run. Meet at Saxondale Shell Garage NG13 8AY 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Full tank of petrol please!  Invite friends for a morning ride and hearty breakfast. Destination: The Limes Cafe, Ollerton, NG22 8TH

Triumph Bike Night, Hinckley Triumph Factory

Event Date: 08/06/2022

Triumph Bike night (all bikes not just Triumph) at the Triumph Factory Visitor Experience, Normandy Way, Hinckley LE10 3BZ from 6pm

Branch Zoom meeting

Event Date: 06/06/2022

Monthly Zoom social meeting, 7.30pm .  For access, contact Secretary - secretary.eastmids@bike.org.uk .

Bike Night, The Plough, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough

Event Date: 31/05/2022

Bike Night at The Plough, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough LE11 4LF, from 7.00pm

Ashby Folville Bike Night

Event Date: 24/05/2022

Ashby Folville Bike Night - Meet outside The Carrington Arms. Ashby Folville LE14 2TE from early evening onwards

Breakfast ride - Destination, Super Sausage, Northampton

Event Date: 21/05/2022

Breakfast Run. Meet at McDonalds Market Harborough LE16 7FD 8.30 for 9am prompt start.  Full tk of petrol please!  All invited, bring your mates. Destination: Super Sausage, Northampton NN12 7QD

Branch Meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 16/05/2022

Branch Meeting. "Live" and in person at Thorpe Acre Church, LE11 4LF.  meet at 7.30 for 7.45pm

Triumph Bike Night, Hinckley Triumph Factory

Event Date: 11/05/2022

Triumph Bike night (all bikes not just Triumph) at the Triumph factory visitor experience, Hinckley from 6pm

Bike Night, The Plough, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough

Event Date: 03/05/2022

Bike Night at The Plough, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough, LE11 4LF.

This is a new event for the calendar - meet from ca. 7.30pm

Branch 'zoom' social meeingt

Event Date: 02/05/2022

Monthly zoom social meeting, 7.30pm .  For access, contact Secretary - secretary.eastmids@bike.org.uk .

Ashby Folville Bike Night

Event Date: 26/04/2022

Ashby Folville Bike Night - First meeting of the season - Meet outside The Carrington Arms Ashby Folville LE14 2TE from early evening onwards

CMA National AGM, Lake District

Event Date: 22/04/2022 - 24/04/2022

CMA  National Fellowship weekend and and AGM (CMA Members only) at Rydal Hall in the Lake District. See national Website for details.  AGM on Suturday 23rd Aprilay 1.30pm.

Spring Fellowship and AGM 2022 (bike.org.uk)


Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 18/04/2022

Monthly Branch Meeting. "Live" and in person at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough, LE11 4LF - This is a Bank Holiday so will be a fairly informal get-together.

Breakfast Ride - to Yonderman Cafe

Event Date: 16/04/2022

Monthly  Breakfast Rideout. Meet at McDonalds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1JP 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Fullmtank of petrol. Destination: Yonderman Cafe - SK17 8RW

Triumph Nike Night, Hinckely Triumph Factory

Event Date: 13/04/2022

Apr 13th (Wednesday) Triumph Bike night (all bikes not just Triumph) at the Triumph Factory visitor experience, Hinckley from 6pm

Leicester Egg Run Charity Ride

Event Date: 10/04/2022

LEICESTER EGG RUN - Palm Sunday Service  and Charity Ride around Charnwood. Meet at The Nook, Anstey for 10am. for Palm Sunday Service at St Mary's Church. Gather at The Nook from 10.30am Ride out at 12noon.

(Please add the link to your newsfeed on social media)

https://www.facebook.com/events/461067492271678/?ref=newsfeed

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 04/04/2022

Branch zoom social meeting 7.30pm .  Contact Secretary - secretary.eastmids@bike.org.uk for log-in details.


Egg Run practice - route and marsha;ing

Event Date: 02/04/2022

(Saturday) Egg Run practice for our 'Leicester Egg Run' Palm Sunday Service and Charity Ride. Meet at the Nook, Anstey 10am for a ride round the route. (Conclude at Morrisons [Coalville]  for a debrief in the cafe).

Branch Meeting

Event Date: 21/03/2022

Monthly Branch Meeting, "Live" and in person at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough LE11 4LF.

7.45 for 8.00pm.

Breakfast Run - to Colsterworth Truck Stop

Event Date: 19/03/2022

Meet at Saxondale Shell Garage A52/ A46 junction – NG13 8AY 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Full tank please. Destination: Colsterworth TruckStop - NG33 5JN

Newark Classic Show

Event Date: 08/01/2022 - 09/01/2022

Newark Classic bike show, Newark Show Ground.  CMA East Midlands will host a stand - please let Colin know if you are able to come and support, both days or either day - secretary.eastmids@bike.org.uk  .

Branch meeting - Christmas Social!

Event Date: 20/12/2021

Branch Meeting and Christmas Social. In person, 7.30pm-[9.00], at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF

Breakfast Ride - The Grange, Asfordby

Event Date: 18/12/2021

Breakfast Run. Meet at Donington Services (Jnc 23a) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Destination: The Grange, Asfordby LE14 3QU

Toy Run - East Midlands Bikers

Event Date: 12/12/2021

East Midlands Bikers Toy Run. meeting from 10am for 11am start, at The Crown, Heather, LE67 2QP.

Bring a toy!  Gifts to Marlene Baker Centre, Ellistown.

Branch Zoom meeting

Event Date: 06/12/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email.

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Bottesford Toy Run

Event Date: 28/11/2021

Bottesford Annual Toy Run taking toys to hospitals in Grantham and Melton.

Meet in Bottesford village  from ca. 9.00 (refreshments and buns available!)  .  Bring (unwrapped) toys for the children!

Breakfast ride - Destination - Salt Box Cafe

Event Date: 20/11/2021

Breakfast ride. STARTING at Donington Services (M1, Jnc 23a) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. 
Please have a full tank of fuel.

Destination: Salt box Cafe, DE65 5PT

Branch meeting

Event Date: 15/11/2021

Branch Meeting, 7.300pm,  In person at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF

Branch zoom meeting

Event Date: 01/11/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email.

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

CMA National AGM, Witham,Essex

Event Date: 29/10/2021 - 31/10/2021

CMA National AGM will be held in Witham URC, Newlands St., Witham, Essex CM8 1AH . For Members and Supporters of CMA.  More details will follow - mark the date on your diary if you hope to attend.

CMA Ladies (Virtual) Conference

Event Date: 23/10/2021

CMA Ladies (Virtual) Conference. "Mary and Martha’s Afternoon Tea2 - Starts at 12.30pm.

To register go to:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMucuqgpz0sHNBdHAv_kKuuXKmRnliczDQQ

CMA East Midlands Branch AGM - Thorpe Acre Church

Event Date: 18/10/2021

Our Annual Branch AGM - Details to follow. 7.30pm - In person at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF.

Breakfast ride - Destination: The Gap Inn, Muston

Event Date: 16/10/2021

Breakfast Run. Meet at Donington Services (Jnc 23a) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Destination: The Gap Inn, Muston NG13 0FD.  Come with a full tank of fuel.

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 04/10/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email.

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Ride to the Wall, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas

Event Date: 02/10/2021

Annual Ride to the Wall -RTTW - Ride To The Wall. - In memory of those in the military and allied services who have died in the service of their country since 1945.   National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs., DE13 7AR .

NB 2021 Event is an ALL TICKET event - there will  no tickets avaiulable at the gate.  You MUST pre-book.

Ride direct or join one of the organised ride-ins . 

Expect CMA to be running a helmet park - tbc

'Upright' Event at Chesterfield FC (and Breakfast!)

Event Date: 26/09/2021

UpRight Biker Breakfast at Chesterfield Football Club. S41 8NZ. We have been given a stand by Derbyshire Constabulary at this event . We need to be on-site for 9am to set up

See : UpRight campaign launches to help keep Derbyshire's roads safe | Derbyshire Constabulary for information on 'Upright'.

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 20/09/2021

Branch meeting 7.30pm - In person at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF

Breakfast ride to Colsterworth

Event Date: 18/09/2021

Breakfast ride. STARTING at Donington Services (Jnc 23a) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. 
8.30 for 9.00 departure. Please have a full tank of fuel.

Destination: Colsterworth Truck stop 

Morning Visit to Carpenters Arms, CMA Speaker

Event Date: 15/09/2021

Morning visit with Mike Fitton to The Carpenters Arms (Six Hills) - 10.30am morning meeting.   Mike Fitton speaking, also other CMA visitors.  (Meet at Carpenters Arms at 10.00.

Ashby Folville Bike Night

Event Date: 14/09/2021

Ashby Folville Bike Night - Carrington Arms, Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE

Church Run -- Kegworth Baptist Church (Speaker from Biker Church)

Event Date: 12/09/2021

Church Run Kegworth Baptist Church  10.30am -  Speaker: Rob Davies, Biker Church and CMA Staffs. (Meet at Donington Services at 9.45 for 10.00am departure to ride in together).

Branch Zoom meeting

Event Date: 06/09/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. 

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride - Destination : Garwick Cafe, near Sleaford

Event Date: 21/08/2021

Breakfast run.  STARTING AT Tesco car park, Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1SQ, 8.30 for 9.00 departure. Please have a full tank of fuel.

Destination: Garwick Cafe (near Sleaford) NG34 9LX

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 16/08/2021

Branch meeting 7.15pm for 7.30pm - In person at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 02/08/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. 

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch Fellowship Day & Picnic

Event Date: 01/08/2021

Fellowship Picnic - Open to ALL the family - Meet from lunchtime onward at Staunton Harold Reservoir, Calke Road,  Windmill Hill, Melbourne Derbyshire DE73 1DL .

A day for branch members and friends to get together for a day of Fellowship and a picnic.

Ashby Folville bike night

Event Date: 27/07/2021

Ashby Folville Bike Night - Carrington Arms, Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE

This is an open bike night meet: Come along for some fellowship and to meet other bikers.

Branch Meeting. Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough, (Face to Face)

Event Date: 19/07/2021

Branch meeting 7.15pm  for 7.30pm - In person at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11 4LF

Breakfast ride - to Limes Cafe, near Ollerton, Notts

Event Date: 17/07/2021

Breakfast Run. Meet at Donington Services (Jnc 23a M1) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. Destination:  Limes Cafe, near Ollerton, Notts

Please start with a full tank of fuel.

Ashby Folville bike night

Event Date: 13/07/2021

Ashby Folville Bike Night -Carrington Arms, Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE

This is an open bike night meeting: Come along for some fellowship and to meet other bikers.

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 05/07/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. 

If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Ashby Folville bike night

Event Date: 22/06/2021

Ashby Folville Bike Night -Carrington Arms, Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE

This is an open bike night meeting: Come along for some fellowship and to meet other bikers.

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Loughborough

Event Date: 21/06/2021

Branch meeting, YES! FACE TO FACE AT LAST!!!  Commencing  7.30pm -  at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, LE11

All welcome

Breakfast ride - to Iron Horse Ranch House, West Deeping

Event Date: 12/06/2021

NEW MEETING PLACE Meet at McDonalds, Melton Rd, West Langton, nr. Market Harborough LE16 7FD. 8.30 for 9am prompt start. . Full tank of petrol please!


Covid rules in place at the time will be followed.

Ashby Folville bike night

Event Date: 08/06/2021

Ashby Folville Bike Night at the  Carrington Arms, Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE

This is an open bike night: come along and join us and meet up with other bikers.

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 07/06/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride - Yonderman, Derbyshire

Event Date: 22/05/2021

Breakfast Run.... to The Yonderman Cafe, Derbyshire... Meet at Donington Services (M1 Jnc 23a) 8.30 for 9am prompt start. . Covid rules in place at the time will be followed, so therefore may involve two or more groups of 6 riders and eating outside.   Full tank needed!

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 17/05/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

May-Day Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 03/05/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 19/04/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 05/04/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride - CANCELLED

Event Date: 20/03/2021


Midlands Regional Meeting

Event Date: 20/03/2021

The Midlands Regional Meeting for CMA members in Bedford, East Midlands, Staffs and Shrops with West Midlands and Towcester Branches, will be helpd on Saturday morning, 20th March,   around 9.30 -1.00. The meetingwill include open fellowship, refreshment breaks and a mixture of presentations and discussion, and a time of prayer. A good opportunity to meet up with other CMA branches.
A separate email will be issued to members and supporters nearer the date with more details and zoom login for this event.

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 15/03/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

(Check this entry nearer the date.....just in case meeting together in person will be permitted in March!)

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 01/03/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

(Check this entry nearer the date.....just in case meeting together in person will be permitted in March!)

Breakfast ride - CANCELLED

Event Date: 20/02/2021

Breakfast Run CANCELLED   -  COVID-19  RESTRICTIONS apply.

Sorry folks, this one isn't going to happen!

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 15/02/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 01/02/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Zoom access code details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 18/01/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride - *cancelled*

Event Date: 16/01/2021

Breakfast Run CANCELLED  -  TIER 4 RESTRICTIONS 

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 04/01/2021

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 21/12/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride to The Grange ... CANCELLED

Event Date: 19/12/2020

Sorry folks... CANCELLED due to Tier 3 Regulations

Breakfast Run to the The Grange, Asfordby, Melton Mowbray. Meet at Donington services, 8.30 for 9.00 depart.


Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 07/12/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride to The Saltbox, Hatton

Event Date: 21/11/2020

Breakfast Run to the The Saltbox, Hatton. Meet at Donington services, 8.30 for 9.00 depart.   

CANCELLED due to current 'Lock-Down' and Covid-19 restrictions


Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 16/11/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 02/11/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 19/10/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm). Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email. If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk

Breakfast ride to Muston Gap Inn

Event Date: 17/10/2020

Breakfast Run to the The Gap Inn, Muston. Meet at Donington services, 8.30 for 9.00 depart. 

To meet Covid-19 guidelines, there will be 2 separate riding groups observing the 'rule of six'

Please ensure you park up so that you join a group of NO MORE than 5 other riders.

NB - please check the website nearer the event - arrangements may change according to Covid-19 restrictions in foice at the time of the event.

CMA National AGM 2020 - zoom webinar

Event Date: 10/10/2020

CMA's National AGM 2020 (postponed from April 2020) .  The meeting will be held as a webinar over zoom.  Meeting starts at 2.00pm.   If you are a Member or Supporter you will have had details of how to REGISTER for the meeting  by email.  You MUST register before the meeting. 

PLEASE LOG IN at least 15 minutes before the meeting is scheduled to begin. 

Branch 'zoom' meeting

Event Date: 05/10/2020

Branch 'zoom' meeting, 7.30pm (- 9.00pm).  Access details sent to members, supporters and friends by email.  If you wish to join us contact e_mids@bike.org.uk


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