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. […]

Chrome Hill, Hollinsclough – No right of way for bikes

We have been contacted by Peak District National Park regarding a couple of groups of riders crossing Chrome Hill, there is no right of way for bikes or horses and, more importantly, this is a permissive right of way across an SSSI. If anyone in PDMTB is thinking of heading out that way can you […]

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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 […]

Message received from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (DWT) looks after the bridleway through the Ladybower Wood Nature Reserve and they are proposing to undertake some works on the track. Mike Rhodes, RoW officer for Peak District National Park Authority, has advised that they are ok with the work, “The works will be pretty minor in extent (40m only) and […]