Trail Maintenance training, Stockport, 25 & 26 March

Cycling UK have partnered up with MTB experts Campbell Coaching to bring a weekend of MTB Trail Maintenance courses to the North of England. The courses are aimed at giving people the skills and knowledge to carry out maintenance work on their local trails to keep them in a good, rideable condition, as well as […]

UPDATE: DCC Statement on Hollowford Road, Castleton

We’ve been in contact with Derbyshire County Council following the start of ‘surprising’ works at Hollowford Road in the shadow of Mam Tor.     Annotated screenshot from DCC’s map, showing rights of way and adopted highways, 2/2023. Bing OS map location. They’ve shared the following statement: “The aggregate surface is temporary. We’re currently working on Hollowford […]

A hollow feeling – DCC on Hollowford Road, Castleton

DCC strike again with works ‘not in keeping’ with surrounding areas or indicated plans. Derbyshire County Council have once again resurfaced an historic pathway to the surprise and frustration of users. Hollowford Road, the sunken pathway that leads from a lane out of Castleton to Hollins Cross on the eastern flank of Mam Tor has […]

Ride in the Corridors of Power

The push for increased access at governmental level has stalled. No matter which way you look at it, cutting through the rhetoric and bluster, there is zero definitive action to improve access for riders here in England. The Scottish model has proven a huge success, bar isolated incidents. Trails for Wales has come so close […]