rushup edge, mtb , peak district

Rushup Edge / Chapel Gate UPDATE

Peak District MTB has received the following from Peter White, Rights of Way Officer, DCC. 2015 06 29 Report to the Cabinet Member – Chapel Gate Hello I am pleased to provide you with a link to the report on Chapel Gate which will be presented to the meeting of the Cabinet Member – Highways, […]

Disabled Ramblers response to DCC over Rushup Edge maintenance

Last month we reported on how Derbyshire County Council had asked various user groups – the consultees – to provide an official response to the Rushup Edge/Chapel Gate maintenance plans. Peak District MTB, Friends of the Peak District, the Local Access Forum, Ride Sheffield, Keeper of the Peak and Peak Horsepower all submitted their reports […]


Rushup Edge: Our official response to Derbyshire County Council

Following the recent meetings with Derbyshire County Council regarding the controversial work on Rushup Edge, Peak District MTB were asked to submit a formal response to DCC by January 16th 2015. That day has arrived so here is a transcript of our letter to DCC’s Peter White. PDMTB RESPONSE TO DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL 16 JANUARY […]

Local Access Forum Rushup Edge/Chapel Gate Meeting

After our pre-Christmas encounters with Derbyshire County Council, we were all feeling a little cynical and despondent. When it came to consulting on Rushup Edge maintenance, DCC seemed frustrated at having to engage with mountain bikers and demonstrated no enthusiasm and precious little intent to stray from the plans they’d already laid out. They consistently […]

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