65,000 down, 65,000 to go!

Many hands make light work when it comes to looking after the Peak District! The Peak District National Trust needs volunteers to help the ranger team plant Sphagnum moss in the Dark Peak moors surrounding the Snake and Derwent valleys. To date they’ve planted over 65,000 sphagnum plants – but with another 65,000 to go […]

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Cut Gate – We’re nearly there!

The great news is we’re just a few thousand pounds off the £74,000 target for Cut Gate, so we’re over 90% there! Alongside Keeper of the Peak and Ride Sheffield, Peak District MTB has been a major part of the effort to raise the funds for maintenance on the Cut Gate bridleway, north of the […]

Rushup Edge (Chapel Gate) joint press release

It’s been over four years since Derbyshire County Council starting work on the Chapel Gate byway (aka Rushup Edge). With four years passing we are still no nearer to understanding the reasons why they want to substantially change the nature of the route nor have we seen any feasible proposals for how they might carry […]

New Roaches Permissive Right of Way

Result! The green light has been given to a new permissive cycleway on the Roaches Estate in the South West Peak District, north of Leek. The High Forest footpath has been granted permissive cycleway status by Natural England on a 12-month trial basis. This is superb news for mountain bikers in the Staffordshire Moorlands, and […]

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