Advocacy in action – Mountain Biking at Lyme

Advocacy comes in all shapes and forms. The Mountain Bike ‘Advocacy Files’ show some great examples of initiatives undertaken by Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak, but we shouldn’t forget the great work kick-started by others across the Peak District. And so it was that Peak District MTB attended a consultation […]

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Call for South Yorkshire to adopt ‘close pass’ initiative

Organisations representing thousands of people who cycle call for South Yorkshire Police to adopt a ‘close pass’ initiative. First introduced by West Midlands Police in September 2016 similar initiatives have now been rolled out by many police forces across the country and only last week West Yorkshire Police became the latest to do so. The […]

Bridge the Pennine Bridleway Gap

The Pennine Bridleway stretches 205 miles up and down the backbone of the Pennines from Cumbria to Derbyshire. It offers opportunities to explore drover’s roads, packhorse routes and newly created bridleways. Unfortunately there’s a 6 mile gap in this off-road route around Charlesworth and Glossop, where horse riders, cyclists and walkers have to take to dangerous […]

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“Mountain Bike Initiatives” Peak District Local Access Forum Meeting

Yesterday Peak District MTB and Ride Sheffield were at the Peak District National Park Authority’s Local Access Forum to talk about the intriguingly titled ‘mountain bike initiatives’. We were originally going to talk about our Cut Gate thing, but you don’t look a gift horse in the mouth and the opportunity to share what we’re […]

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