Riverside Path upgrade now complete

Very pleased to see that the last section of the Riverside path upgrade has now been tarmacked.

An excellent job done by Derby City Council, their contractors and Sustrans.

The route was popular before but will be even more so now.

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Bicycle thefts

The analysis previously done in 2021 of where bicycle thefts occur across the county has been re-done to include data for the period 2018 to 2023. During 2023, there were a total of 678 bicycle thefts in the county of which 431 (64%) are within Derby City and of which 172 (25% of the county… Continue reading Bicycle thefts

More Good News – Breadsall Greenway

Once again, kudos to the Derbyshire Countryside Service. They have been working on the Breadsall Greenway (NCN 672) to address long-standing flooding issues which have caused significant damage to the Greenway surface. They’ve addressed the flooding with trench improvements and other approaches, have resurfaced the worst sections of the Greenway and, as a side effect… Continue reading More Good News – Breadsall Greenway

Great improvements on Mickleover Greenway

View of new surface south of A50 bridge

We’re pleased to see improvements in progress to the Mickleover Greenway (NCN 549) near Etwall. I believe this work is being done under the management of the Derbyshire Countryside Service (part of Derbyshire County Council). So far, the barriers at Egginton Junction have been removed and the route has been resurfaced. We’re also pleased to… Continue reading Great improvements on Mickleover Greenway

Derby Cycleway History

Derby Cycling Group was formed in 1979 and has been involved with various improvements for cycling infrastructure over the years. However, there was cycling provision in Derby before DCG! Carlton Reid has been researching the history of “lost” cycleways and one of the schemes highlighted is that of Raynesway. Full details can seen at the… Continue reading Derby Cycleway History

On Yer Bike – Belper

An interesting event is planned for the afternoon of Saturday 16th March 2024 in Belper. Members may be interesting in attending. Derby Cycling Group will be at the event with plans to further explore the Belper Active Travel Plan and the Allestree Park rewilding ideas as well as any other topics visitors may wish to… Continue reading On Yer Bike – Belper

Breadsall Greenway closure

After some damage during the recent floods, part of the Breadsall Greenway (NCN 672) has been closed for health and safety reasons between the junction at Brookside Road / Lime Lane and where the Greenway crosses the Windmill bridleway. The floods have also damaged the bridleway and that is closed between the Greenway and Brookside… Continue reading Breadsall Greenway closure

School Safe Haven expansion

After success with previous school safe haven hubs (school streets) around the City, the Council have obtained funding to extend this initiative to 4 more schools and are asking for feedback (Deadline 8th October 2023). School Safe Havens are where one or more roads surrounding a school temporarily become pedestrian and cycle only at the… Continue reading School Safe Haven expansion

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