New Roaches Permissive Right of Way

Result! The green light has been given to a new permissive cycleway on the Roaches Estate in the South West Peak District, north of Leek. The High Forest footpath has been granted permissive cycleway status by Natural England on a 12-month trial basis. This is superb news for mountain bikers in the Staffordshire Moorlands, and […]

Advocates’ Awards, AGM and ales – another year for Peak District MTB

Last night was the 2018 Peak District MTB AGM. A night of great discussions, updates on what we’ve been up to and of course the nomination of the committee. It was also a great opportunity to celebrate our members. With guests including Moors for the Future and the British Mountaineering Council, the night was an occasion […]

MTB advocacy and the government’s new agriculture bill

On Wednesday 12th September the government announced their new agriculture bill. What does this mean for mountain biking? “…the (new) Agriculture Bill could spell out good news for off-road cycling. It places financial support for improved countryside access front and centre of its proposals.” Source: Cycling UK Cycling UK launched their “Get On My Land” […]

Cut Gate Raffle a huge success!

Our Cut Gate Raffle draw was hosted live on Facebook last night, raising an amazing £1,700 for the Cut Gate Mend Our Mountains campaign! Our very own Chris Maloney was a natural in front of the Facebook Live camera. The prize stash was huge and Chris did a great job introducing the prizes and announcing […]

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