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 […]

Rushup Edge

Rushup Edge Works, did the Peak District National Park know about it?

One of the hot topics with regard to the controversial works taking place on Rushup Edge is who was consulted and whether that consultation was adequate. We’re piecing together a lot of evidence suggesting not. There have also been a lot of comments made by officials from organisations like Peak District National Park authority (PDNPA), […]

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