MTB Trends and the Challenges for MTB Advocacy

In part 2 of the recent interview,  Dr Tom Campbell Chats with Jim Cherrington from Peak District MTB about the most important riding trends in mountain biking Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres […]

Cave Dale, Jacobs Ladder, DCC Maintenance Update 22/9/2022

Cave Dale – Castleton In January, following our campaign for a proper level of detail and consultation from the council, we were assured DCC would “prepare much more detailed plans for our proposals so they can be reviewed and taken through the approvals process.” (The typical approval process including consultation with the LAF.) We are […]

Temporary path closures of Lockerbrook and Hagg Side

A spokesperson for Severn Trent Water has updated us on their activity at Ladybower, as closures of the reservoir side track from Fairholmes to West End have begun (as of 12/9/2022). Talking to us over email STW said that the works, which are necessary to remove diseased trees, will require heavy machinery on the road […]

Snakes and Ladders – STW Update 8/22

Another roll of the dice. It’s a funny old game this advocacy lark. One minute you’re scooting up a ladder, winning line in sight having rolled a double six, the next you’re staring at the head of a snake and sliding back down to the bottom with an unceremonious bump. And so it transpires right […]