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Proposals Cycling

Stockport publishes plans for ‘pop-up’ Heaton Chapel cycle route

Stockport Council has finally shared plans for the borough’s first Emergency Active Travel Fund pop-up cycle route, designed to provide a safe route parallel to the A6, just a few days before works are due to begin on the ground.

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Closures Walking

Goyt Valley reservoir footpath closed for major forestry works

One of the most popular Goyt Valley footpaths will be closed completely until November for major works, as the forest alongside Fernilee Reservoir undergoes a once in a lifetime change.

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Proposals Access Cycling Walking

Cheshire East consults on first ‘Emergency Active Travel’ plans

The first phase of Cheshire East’s Emergency Active Travel Fund allocation will go towards allowing cycling through town centre pedestrian zones along with restricting through traffic and adding 20mph limits speed to a handful of other roads.

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Cycling Walking Works

Canal & River Trust resume delayed ‘winter’ works to Upper Peak Forest Canal

Before a certain global pandemic and nationwide lockdown scuppered everything, the Canal & River Trust had a welcome slate of work to repair some of the worst patches of the Upper Peak Forest Canal between Marple and Disley. Now they’re back.

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Infrastructure Access Walking

New bridge for New Mills: Torrs Riverside Park re-connected to Sett Valley

As if by magic, the impressive Torrs Gorge lying below New Mills suddenly has a brand new footbridge, re-connecting part of the Torrs Riverside Park cut off since late 2015.

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Stories

New ventures, new adventures

Welcome, fellow explorer of these hallowed corners, where Greater Manchester meets Cheshire and Derbyshire on the edges of the Peak District. A special confluence of hills and mills, of ways and waterways, of peaks and puddles.