Rushup: What DCC said vs What DCC did

It is our belief that Derbyshire County Council have significantly deviated from their originally stated aims and assurances. And failed to communicate or consult on this change with us, and, as we understand it, other significant stakeholders. The most important differences are highlighted in their original communication below. “We have concluded that minimal intervention is […]

Rushup Edge and accessible trails

Over the last few years Peak District MTB have been campaigning against Derbyshire County Council’s proposed work on the Chapel Gate / Rushup Edge byway. http://peakdistrictmtb.org/rushup-watch-have-dcc-strayed-off-the-beaten-track/. One of the initial reasons given for this work was that it would make it more accessible for people with disabilities. Peak District MTB believe this is not justified […]

Rushup: Have DCC strayed off the beaten track?

Back at the start of March, we updated you on the planned worked by Derbyshire County Council on Rushup Edge. (Also known as Chapelgate or Chapel-en-le-Frith Byway Open to All Traffic 144.) For the last month or so they have been undertaking some test sections on the lower sections of the route. As reported above […]

What are the current works on Rushup Edge?

There are some works underway on Rushup Edge and people are wondering what’s happening. Here’s a quick update. As you know Derbyshire County Council (DCC) ran a consultation exercise regarding the suggested “repairs” to Chapel Gate / Rushup Edge, this exercise was completed in July 2018, below is a link to the consultation and the […]

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