WE DID IT! Lady Cannings trails are happening, and this is the first of a series of product updates keeping you all informed about what’s happening with the build.
Those new to Ride Sheffield should catch up with our unique, first ever in the UK, crowd funded trail project by clicking on the “Lady Cannings” tag down there on the bottom right of the page, or at least have a read here.
The really exciting news is that with the help of Jon Dallow at Sheffield City Council the trail plan has been steered through hoops and jumped over ropes and we have an agreed build schedule for Phase 1. Here’s the map for this phase.
It’s been a good few months since Ride Sheffield launched the very first crowd funding initiative for a bike trail. Over the summer money has been coming in steadily, with some local businesses also putting chunks of money into the pot. With the money pledged so far our total currently stands at just over £8,500 which is amazing. THANK YOU SO MUCH to all who have contributed.
However (you knew there was one of those coming, didn’t you), we have spent the summer and autumn working with Jon Dallow from Sheffield City Council and Bike Track to finalise plans, and there is so much more going on surrounding the area than first thought, and all that has had to be taken into account…
Morning all. Just quick “we’re still doing this” post about Lady Cannings. Thanks so much to everyone who’s contributed so far, we really appreciate it. And if you haven’t yet, get £5, £20, £100, £1,000, whatever you can afford into the account via paypal or via internet banking to the Ride Sheffield account using the following details:
Account is with HSBC.
Or you can donate via Paypal. The address for Paypal payments is email@example.com
If you’re new to Ride Sheffield, and don’t know what the hell I’m on about, we’re organising the first the ever UK crowd funded mountain bike trail in some woods near Sheffield and the Peak. All the info is here: http://www.ridesheffield.org.uk/projects/lady-canning%E2%80%99s-plantation-mtb-proposal/ (note that the map is now out of date) Continue reading