Staffordshire County Council seeking views on Hollinsclough Rakes

*This article was updated 26th January 2021 to include Peak District MTB’s response to the consultation. Staffordshire County Council (SCC) are asking for views from multiple user groups about use of the currently closed Hollinsclough Rakes south of Buxton, with a view to repairing them this Summer. Repairs are planned to be to a ‘minimum standard’ […]

Riding during Coronavirus lockdown 2021

Another national lockdown has brought in new laws and new guidance that affect mountain biking in the Peak District. Peak District MTB recommend staying local and reducing risk of accident. Exercise is hugely important for physical and mental health. The latest Government guidance states exercise: “…should be limited to once per day, and you should […]

Merry Christmas from Peak District MTB

We’ve had a single sprinkle of snow so far this season over the Peak District but we’re not letting the rainy conditions get in the way of us thinking festive. And with our festive feeling we’re pleased to share with you our 2020 Christmas card, with a picture courtesy of supporter Kevin Haywood. Thanks to […]

AGM 2020 Report

“The biggest thing to take from that AGM” says Dan Noble, chair of Peak District MTB, “for me, was the amount of positive stuff we’ve got to follow up on. There was loads of great conversation, challenge and debate – perhaps even more than we normally get.” Dan was talking after the Peak District MTB […]