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Four-week closure of Middlewood Way near Bollington Viaduct begins

Middlewood Way is closed for four weeks just north of Bollington Viaduct as Cheshire East undertake resurfacing and improvement works to the trail, part of NCN Route 55, which runs from Marple to Macclesfield.

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Flood-damaged Strines to Roman Lakes bridleway given Flexipave fix

This flood-prone rural bridleway on the very edge of Greater Manchester has just had a second round of major improvement works, extending the Flexipave surface begun in 2018 and fixing the drainage problem at the heart of its woes.

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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.

Middlewood Way

A classic railway trail running for ten miles from Marple to Macclesfield parallel to the western edge of the Peak District, passing Poynton and Bollington, providing an excellent escape route for bike rides from town to country.