Rushup: What DCC said vs What DCC did

It is our belief that Derbyshire County Council have significantly deviated from their originally stated aims and assurances. And failed to communicate or consult on this change with us, and, as we understand it, other significant stakeholders. The most important differences are highlighted in their original communication below. “We have concluded that minimal intervention is […]

Rushup: Have DCC strayed off the beaten track?

Back at the start of March, we updated you on the planned worked by Derbyshire County Council on Rushup Edge. (Also known as Chapelgate or Chapel-en-le-Frith Byway Open to All Traffic 144.) For the last month or so they have been undertaking some test sections on the lower sections of the route. As reported above […]

Bridleway Maintenance Gores February 2019

Peak District MTB volunteers have again been out maintaining the bridleways of the Peak District. This time working to improve the drainage, discovering and rebuilding an old historical land drain on the Gores bridleway. Like many of the rights of ways in the Peak District, they date back often 100’s of years. As always the […]

Bridleway Maintenance 2018

Peak District MTB have achieved a lot in 2018 on the digging front. With James Irwin heading the work in the Hope Valley and Ladybower areas with Martyn Sharp the Peak District National Park ranger. And Dan Noble kicking off new work in the Staffordshire Roaches with Jon Rowe of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Combined, this […]

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