Updated: Apr 24
In the last few days, Ride Bolsover has signed a "Memorandum of Understanding" to become a local trustee of "Greenways & Cycleroutes", an organisation specialising in the delivery of new connections nationally, and headed up by the founder of Sustrans, John Grimshaw CBE.
This provides a formal legal framework to empower Ride Bolsover with the ability to physically secure land, permissions and to physically deliver routes as an alternative to everything being publicly funded, and progressing at a pace limited
by local authority funding and resources.
As Councils become leaner, more sparsely funded and resourced organisations this could be the mechanism in the future to enable the construction of more trails and links