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Derbyshire finally reveals bids for Emergency Active Travel Funds

Derbyshire County Council has finally disclosed details of the bids it made for over £2 million from the government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund, intended to provide quick wins to improve walking and cycling conditions — and it’s good news for Chesterfield at least.

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Closures Cycling Walking

Monsal Trail tunnels to close for two weeks essential maintenance

The Peak District National Park has announced two weeks of temporary closures for parts of the Monsal Trail, the former railway line from Bakewell to Millers Dale, near Buxton.

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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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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.