Bakewell Golf Course downhill – what’s going on?

There have been rumours circulating that Derbyshire County Council are about to set-to on the right of way that descends through the woods above Bakewell Golf Course. This is a popular trail in the White Peak and its less than smooth – and often muddy – surface makes for a fun descent (I confess I’ve […]

Another alliance in Cycle Sheffield

We had a great meeting with Ian Carey from Cycle Sheffield this week. Having already met with Ride Sheffield we’re keen to form alliances with likeminded groups. For those who didn’t know, Cycle Sheffield have been busy for over a decade campaigning for improvements in cycling in and around Sheffield and have the ear of […]

Local Access Forum Rushup Edge/Chapel Gate Meeting

After our pre-Christmas encounters with Derbyshire County Council, we were all feeling a little cynical and despondent. When it came to consulting on Rushup Edge maintenance, DCC seemed frustrated at having to engage with mountain bikers and demonstrated no enthusiasm and precious little intent to stray from the plans they’d already laid out. They consistently […]

Rushup Meeting – Update

Firstly, a huge thanks to all our supporters for the time and effort they have put in over the last year to raise our profile and make us a strong organisation to represent the voices of those who love the Peak District. On 2 December 2015, Peak District MTB met with Derbyshire County Council (DCC) […]