Pin Dale : Derbyshire County Council responds, halts work

Following our short but intense campaign calling for a halt to Derbyshire County Council’s surfacing work on Pin Dale and properly qualified assessment of the materials used, Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have responded as follows: “Before work started we consulted and agreed with the Peak Park, Natural England and Historic England that a specific locally-sourced […]

Alarming work on Pin Dale by Derbyshire County Council

As we previously reported, Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have planned maintenance work on multiple Peak District trails this winter and provided an indication of the nature of the work based their site visits with Peak District Local Access Forum (LAF), though further details from DCC were not forthcoming. Extremely concerning work has now been done […]

Government respond to Glover Landscapes review

The Government today published its response to the Glover Landscapes review. You can read their response here. This is important for mountain biking in the Peak District since an objective of the Glover report was to review access. Currently around 11% of the Peak District rights of way network is open to bicycles, compared to the national […]

Huge thanks to Peak District MTB founder member Paul Richardson

You’ve got to have a certain mindset to get involved in mountain bike advocacy work. You might think it’s about diplomacy, tolerance, understanding and patience. But talk to anyone involved for any length of time and they’ll tell you that one thing is required in buckets. Stubbornness. Which is why, when Peak District MTB founding […]