Greno Updates – felling and entrance area

Double Greno news this week after a bit of a break. All the details are below but in short there is some felling to be done in the woods between now and Christmas, it’s pretty much all away from the bike tracks apart from a little around the bomb hole and edge of pub run where some of the trees susceptible to damage in high winds are being removed or protected.

The major felling works are at the north end of the woods away from the bike trails. The map below shows the areas in question.

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Aviva Community Fund

Ride Sheffield is asking riders near and far to support our project for better trail maintenance in and around Sheffield, as part of the Aviva Community Fund.

Our application has made it through the first round and now relies on your votes to increase our chance of winning £25,000 to put our maintenance plan into place.

We’re aiming to establish working groups around Sheffield, with volunteers and Ride Sheffield committee members working alongside each other to improve both purpose built trails and existing rights of way.  We’d like to do this with proper systems in place, with training, tooling, materials all taken care of.

To give your support to Ride Sheffield, please click on the link below.  You can read the details of our maintenance and then vote to give your support!

Ride Sheffield project for the Aviva Community Fund

Please spread the word – the more votes we get, the more chance we have to get through to the final selection!

 

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Your trails need you!

Following my funding web piece back in May to highlight the need for ongoing funding for Ride Sheffield (Linked here for those that missed it – http://www.ridesheffield.org.uk/2017/05/money-moola-wonga-wedge/ ) we’ve had a couple of sessions at the Norfolk Arms next to Lady C’s to discuss with individuals and various local businesses how we can all work together to develop a reliable income stream for Ride Sheffield to keep the trails running sweet and further develop mountain bike good times in South Yorkshire and the Peak District. We’ll have one part of it ready to unveil to everyone at the Christmas social meeting in November and the details of that will be rolled out to everyone who can’t make it shortly after. Continue reading

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