Happy 2nd Birthday Rushup Edge Debacle

October 23rd marks the 2nd anniversary of the day we received a tip-off through Keeper of the Peak that Derbyshire County Council were commencing maintenance work on the Rushup Edge byway (aka Chapelgate). Our very own chairman rode up to have a look and it was obvious that the intended maintenance was controversial and that […]

Peak District MTB AGM Minutes

We held our 2016 AGM last week 22nd September in Hope, attracting a broad range of members to hear what we’ve been up to over the last year and to talk about what we should be doing next. Thanks to all those who attended and for the great feedback and interesting discussions. Thanks also to […]

Interesting developments with the Rushup Edge saga

Derbyshire County Council have finally published their revised plans for Chapel-en-Le-Frith byway open to all traffic; aka Rushup Edge. Their plans – which are publicly available on the DCC website – are open for consultation until November 28th. You can view these plans (and other consultations) here. From our point of view they look like […]

Rushup Edge

The Rushup Edge Saga – is anything happening?

This October will mark two years since the controversial (and as yet incomplete) Derbyshire County Council maintenance of the popular Rushup Edge trail. So what’s going on? Earlier in the year both PDMTB and Peak Horsepower wrote to Peter White from DCC Rights of Way department expressing our concern that Rushup Edge remained closed. We […]

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