Log In contact us at 51m

News

Invitation to the Bucks HS2 Summit – Aylesbury 8 October​

HS2 Summit November 2013-11 The Buckinghamshire Councils (Buckinghamshire County Council, Aylesbury Vale District Council, Chiltern District Council, South Bucks District Council and Wycombe District Council) are hosting their seventh HS2 stakeholder summit which this time is focussing on preparing for the HS2 Select Committee. Over 100 local residents and organisations will be attending. The Hybrid Bill, which gives the government parliamentary permission to proceed with the scheme, was introduced to Parliament last November. Following its second reading, a Select Committee was set up to scrutinise the Bill.  Any individual, group of individuals…

HS2 Select Committee Site Visit Itinerary, 7 & 8 October 2014​

dan byles 3 Day 1 - Tuesday, 7th October 2014 10.45am Location Waste Lane stop. [10 mins] Then continue down Hob Lane 11am - Start visit in Burton Green Location Drive in via Hob Lane Burton Green School[5 mins] Continue over junction to Cromwell Lane Drive over Cromwell Lane Bridge Immediately over bridge, park at 402 Cromwell Lane (property of HS2 from 1.10.14) [20 mins] Get back on bus and drive left along Hodgetts Lane to village hall car park [25 minutes, including short presentation…

Conservative Party Conference – no one left to convince​

tory conf 14 The HS2AA team have just returned from 3 days at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.  Our stand in the Freedom Zone saw a steady stream of activists, party members, councillors and MPs.  The views were pretty unanimous  - why is HS2 being built?  It’s such a huge waste of money.  The Great HS2 Debate fringe event was standing room only with Cheryl Gillan MP, Andrew Bridgen MP and Richard Wellings of the Institute of Economic Affairs eloquently putting forward…

Cheryl Gillan: Shifting HS2 underground is the only way to preserve our natural beauty​

cheryl latest As stewards of our natural heritage, it's vital that we care for these special places on behalf of future generations, says Cheryl Gillan The nationally protected Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in my constituency, and the irreplaceable natural heritage within it, are at risk of being destroyed and lost forever as a result of the planned construction of the current HS2 Phase One route between London and Birmingham. Despite pledges from the Prime Minister that the Coalition would…

Hybrid Bill Select Committee Site Visits in October​

water eaton Programme Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 October Site Visit (Warwickshire/Oxfordshire) Monday 13 Oct 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm & 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm British Car Auctions Ltd Jones Day Kleinwort Benson (Guernsey) Ltd. Borrowdale Nominees Ltd, M&G Real Estate Ltd Bircham Dyson Bell Tuesday 14 Oct 9.30 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Staffordshire County Council Sharpe Pritchard Lichfield District Council Sharpe Pritchard Wednesday 15 Oct 9.30 am – 11.30 am & 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Fradley and…

Property owners should get fair compensation from HS2​

construction 2 Emma Crane from HS2 Action Alliance interviewed on BBC 3 Counties Radio, 29th September 2014 To listen to the interview click here The consultation closes on 30 September 2014 at 23.45.  

Last chance to have your say on HS2 compensation consultation​

HS1 wall_1 Residents living near the route of the planned High Speed 2 railway line have until tomorrow night to give their views on a proposed compensation scheme. Homeowners living up to 300 metres away from the proposed route could be entitled to compensation under the terms of a scheme announced by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin earlier this year. People living within 120-180 metres of the line could be entitled to £22,500, those living between 180 and 240 metres away could receive…

HS2: Crewe to get green light as major station on rail-link’s northerly route​

hs2 rail track arial view_9 The second phase of the railway should run through Crewe rather than Stoke-on-Trent, the chairman of HS2, Sir David Higgins, will confirm next month. Only about 12 miles apart, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent have been engaged in a fierce competition over where a major station along the Y-shaped and second northerly section of the high-speed route should be located. The rivalry has sometimes erupted into name-calling. Stoke-on-Trent council leader Mohammed Pervez branded Crewe a "fourth division" town in March, while the…

Lichfield householders urged to sign up for HS2 bond scheme at speed​

line with fence Homeowners near Lichfield who are blighted by the Government's high-speed rail plans have been urged to make their voices heard before it is too late. National campaign group High Speed 2 Action Alliance (HS2AA) wants residents to back a property bond scheme in the current Government compensation consultation. The consultation closes at 11.45pm on Tuesday, September 30. Blighted homeowners are able to back the property bond proposal and submit their views to the consultation in less than two minutes using…

MP spells out effects of HS2 to villages near Tamworth​

dan byles exhibition KEY decision makers behind the controversial high-speed rail project have been touring affected areas near Tamworth. The HS2 Select Committee, which will make the final call on the proposed route and mitigation measures, visited Middleton and Bodymoor Heath to see for themselves to impact the scheme would have in North Warwickshire. The villages' MP Dan Byles accompanied fellow MPs, arranging for residents to meet with the committee members and talk face to face. "We've been fighting against HS2 in principle…
Page 1 of 14612345...102030...Last »