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, […]

Rushup: What’s next? (17th 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. We were made aware that Derbyshire County Council were planning some test work on this byway starting in March 2019 for one […]

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 Edge and accessible trails

Over the last few years Peak District MTB have been campaigning against Derbyshire County Council’s proposed work on the Chapel Gate / Rushup Edge byway. http://peakdistrictmtb.org/rushup-watch-have-dcc-strayed-off-the-beaten-track/. One of the initial reasons given for this work was that it would make it more accessible for people with disabilities. Peak District MTB believe this is not justified […]

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