Rushup Edge

Rushup Edge Works, did the Peak District National Park know about it?

One of the hot topics with regard to the controversial works taking place on Rushup Edge is who was consulted and whether that consultation was adequate. We’re piecing together a lot of evidence suggesting not. There have also been a lot of comments made by officials from organisations like Peak District National Park authority (PDNPA), […]

Whinstone Lee Tor Resurfacing – UPDATE

Last week we posted some news on track resurfacing on Whinstone Lee Tor but there has been a little confusion about exactly where this maintenance will be taking place. To confirm, it is the footpath from Whinstone Lee Tor up towards the Salt Cellars, from grid reference SK198874 to SK196893. Being a footpath there is […]

Derbyshire County Council Rights of Way Maintenance Plan 2013/14

When we met with Derbyshire County Council last month we asked for details on the rights of way for which maintenance is scheduled. Peter White – the rights of way officer – confirmed that all maintenance for 2013/14 is underway and in most cases nearing completion, with the exception of Chapelgate which will be done […]

Derbyshire County Council meeting report

Earlier this month we met with a number of the highways and rights of way (RoW) team at Derbyshire County Council (DCC) with the intention of trying to understand how they operate and to answer a number of questions we wanted to ask. We have listed the questions and the answers in the link below, […]