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 […]

Is there enough detail on the new Rushup Edge consultation?

A couple of weeks ago we reported on some potentially positive news regarding Rushup Edge. We’ve studied the documents and listened to member’s concerns and advice (many thanks for those who commented) and felt we needed more information about the plans. We’ve written to DCC to clarify: 1. The cost and budget for maintenance (we […]

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