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 […]

Advocacy in Action

What is mountain bike advocacy? “Advocacy. Bloody boring. But when it comes good, it’s the best thing in the world.” Keeper of the Peak, August 2018 For us lot involved in mountain bike advocacy, there is a lot of dull stuff we need to do: spending time in meetings, talking on the phone, emails bouncing […]

A Great Weekend for Mountain Bike Advocacy

This weekend was a belter for spreading the positive word about mountain biking advocacy. A lot of hard work goes in to driving some of our projects forward, but weekends like the one we’ve just had make it all worthwhile. BMC Mend Our Mountains First up Chris and Dan hit the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival […]

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