Rushup Edge – 3 years on

In October 2014 Rushup Edge was closed for insensitive resurfacing and remains closed 3 years later, but there is a small glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Our very own committee member Chris Maloney (Keeper of the Peak) has had an incredibly positive meeting this week with acting cabinet member at Derbyshire […]

Rushup Edge 2016 Consultation – Our response to Derbyshire County Council

UPDATED 27th November We’ve added some additional detail to our official response to Peter White at Derbyshire County Council and have updated the article below accordingly. Most members of Peak District MTB – and even casual observers – will be well aware of the ongoing situation on Rushup Edge (officially referred to as Chapel-en-le-frith BOAT […]

More information about the Rushup Edge consultation

The deadline for the latest Rushup Edge consultation (aka Chapel-en-le-Frith Byway Open to All Traffic 144) is coming up on November 28th, so we’ve pulled some info together to help you respond to the survey in an informed manner. PDMTB wrote to Derbyshire Council Highways department on 25th September 2016 with questions about their proposed […]

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 […]

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