Survey – Rushup Edge Consultation

The recent trail maintenance saga on Rushup Edge has been well documented here and across the web, but we’ve felt very disappointed with the response to our concerns from Derbyshire County Council. The “copy and paste” statement went out to hundreds if not thousands of concerned trail users, but we spotted several issues with the […]

What’s the latest with Rushup Edge?

Nearly 3 weeks ago mountain bikers learnt of the flattening of a classic mountain bike trail on Rushup Edge. Our expectations that this was Derbyshire County Council at work were soon confirmed. This was the zenith of a storm that had been brewing for a number of years – the straw that broke the camel’s […]

A vote of support from Andrew Bingham MP

A huge part of our campaign is forging alliances across user groups, businesses, landowners, authorities and politicians. I’m delighted to report that two of our members had a tremedously positive meeting with parliamentary representative for the High Peak, Andrew Bingham MP. Andrew is a High Peak resident from Chinley and was aware of the Rushup […]

Chapel Gate Works by DCC

Rushup Edge – What Next? A joint statement to DCC

We met last night with Keeper of the Peak, Ride Sheffield and key contributors to Peak District MTB’s ongoing campaign to discuss what we do next. We agreed we need to pull together across all user groups right now so we’re putting out this joint statement over the Rushup saga, directed principally at Derbyshire County […]

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