Is there enough detail on the new Rushup Edge consultation?

A couple of weeks ago we reported on some potentially positive news regarding Rushup Edge. We’ve studied the documents and listened to member’s concerns and advice (many thanks for those who commented) and felt we needed more information about the plans. We’ve written to DCC to clarify: 1. The cost and budget for maintenance (we […]

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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