Rushup Edge

The Rushup Edge Saga – is anything happening?

This October will mark two years since the controversial (and as yet incomplete) Derbyshire County Council maintenance of the popular Rushup Edge trail. So what’s going on? Earlier in the year both PDMTB and Peak Horsepower wrote to Peter White from DCC Rights of Way department expressing our concern that Rushup Edge remained closed. We […]

Andrew Bingham MP finally hears from Derbyshire County Council

Back in October 2014, when Peak District MTB first shared the news of the controversial repairs on Rushup Edge, many of the PDMTB members and supporters contacted their local MP to raise their concerns. Members Richard Johnson and Esther Hobson had a very positive meeting with High Peak MP Andrew Bingham at his local surgery. […]

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DCC’s disappointing decision on Rushup Edge repairs

Derbyshire County Council met last week and on the agenda (near the bottom) was making a decision on what to do with the postponed Rushup Edge repairs. For some background click here. It’s disappointing but perhaps unsurprising that they intend to continue with their original plans. DCC seem satisfied that they have now consulted and […]

Rushup Edge / Chapel Gate UPDATE

Following our official complaint to DCC re the lack of impartiality in their report on the consultation process we were called yesterday by a lady from DCC regarding the complaint. She stated that they had not yet started the investigation due to annual leave and shortage of personnel but she would be giving it her […]

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