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) […]

Cutthroat Maintenance Consultation – Update

Moors for the Future Partnership are currently carrying out maintenance on the permissive footpath running along Derwent Edge from Whinstone Lee Tor. Back in October we reported how they would also be working on the nearby Cutthroat bridleway and were keen to consult with Peak District MTB on how these works would be carried out […]

Peak Horsepower Meeting

Peak Horsepower are an advocacy group whose primary goal is to improve bridleway access in the Peak District National Park (www.peakhorsepower.co.uk). Meeting with two of their representatives back in October it was clear we can work together towards common goals. We were invited to attend their December committee meeting to share what we’ve been up […]

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