Interesting developments with the Rushup Edge saga

Derbyshire County Council have finally published their revised plans for Chapel-en-Le-Frith byway open to all traffic; aka Rushup Edge. Their plans – which are publicly available on the DCC website – are open for consultation until November 28th. You can view these plans (and other consultations) here. From our point of view they look like […]

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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 […]

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