Whinstone Lee Tor Resurfacing

The Whinstone Lee Tor permissive path that runs along Derwent Edge is to be resurfaced beginning mid-October. The land owner and farming tenant have commissioned Moors for the Future Partnership, based in Edale, to carry out the work on Moscar Moor along a 2.5km stretch which will be a combination of gritstone aggregate and pitching […]

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Stanage Long Causeway – Talking Pays Dividends

A quick recap of the situation at Stanage and the Long Causeway: the starting position before anyone engaged with Derbyshire County Council (DCC) was that DCC saw the need to resurface the causeway along and up towards Stanage pole. This may have been the result of a Section 56 notice, but we have no confirmation. […]

Derbyshire County Council Rights of Way Maintenance Plan 2013/14

When we met with Derbyshire County Council last month we asked for details on the rights of way for which maintenance is scheduled. Peter White – the rights of way officer – confirmed that all maintenance for 2013/14 is underway and in most cases nearing completion, with the exception of Chapelgate which will be done […]

Derbyshire County Council meeting report

Earlier this month we met with a number of the highways and rights of way (RoW) team at Derbyshire County Council (DCC) with the intention of trying to understand how they operate and to answer a number of questions we wanted to ask. We have listed the questions and the answers in the link below, […]

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