Friday, 27 November 2015

Workday on the Tissington Trail

Robin and I checked the signage, and renewed where necessary, on the Tissington Trail yesterday. Making our way from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay, we found no other problems on the trail. This was our first workday on the new schedule of last Thursday in the month. At the same time, David and Catherine did their Level 2 Ride Leader training in Nottingham. We now have seven accredited ride leaders for public rides. The next workday will be Thursday 31 December, New Year's Eve. I think maybe a pub is called for...

Monday, 23 November 2015

Sustrans takes a prize in the European Greenways Awards 2015

The European Greenways Awards were announced last month, and Sustrans has taken second prize in the Exemplary Initiatives category for its Greener Greenways project. Click here for a link to an article on the Sustrans website, and here for the European Greenways Association website. The prizes are awarded every two years. This year's ceremony was held in Namur, Belgium. 

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Amusing video from 1951

Click here to see "Pram Car" on Pathe News. I wonder what the cost of this was back then (in relative terms). Maybe that's the reason it never caught on!