Cut Gate – You’ve Done It!

YOU’VE DONE IT! CUT GATE FUNDED After nearly two years of appeal the £74,000 total for Cut Gate has been reached – heralding huge success for mountain bike advocacy and cross-group collaboration. Two years ago, mountain bike advocacy groups Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak began a conversation about Cut Gate, […]

Derbyshire County Council response to Rushup wash-out

Last week we reported on the poor state of the recent Rushup repairs following the end of April rain. What we predicted would happen happened, as you can see in the photos here. Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have since been in touch wishing to respond to our article. In summary they claim that the repairs […]

Rushup: Trial by Water (30th April)

Derbyshire County Council commenced work on Rushup Edge byway in 2014. (Also known as Chapelgate or Chapel-en-le-Frith Byway Open to All Traffic 144.) You can see all our articles on the subject, here. Following the rain over the weekend, which was heavy at times, but nothing unusual. There has been a noticeable affect on DCC’s […]

Project 2026 – So you want to upgrade a footpath to a bridleway?

We have been promoting the Project 2026 activity at Peak District MTB to ensure that we don’t lose any Rights of Way and that routes are upgraded (and protected) based on physical and historical information. The BHS promoted website shows routes that have been identified by users that they think should be upgraded to Public […]

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