Orgreave rejection reaction: Disgust, dismay and defiance


POLITICIANS, campaigners and civic leaders turned on Home Secretary Amber Rudd today after she ruled out holding an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave. Ms Rudd this afternoon turned down appeals for a formal, independent probe into the confrontation outside … Continue reading

Criticism for HS2’s ‘phantom Yorkshire figures’


CAMPAIGNERS HAVE accused the Government of creating “phantom figures for a zombie project” as they hit back at claims that high-speed rail will boost Yorkshire’s economy with thousands of jobs and millions of pounds of investment. Senior figures from High … Continue reading

LEP wants further studies into HS2 in Sheffield city region


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The Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Combined Authority will commission an independent study to explore ways to minimise HS2 Ltd’s new proposed line’s impact on local homes, communities and businesses. The South Yorkshire HS2 station location was … Continue reading

Time for some reminders


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More material from our anonymous source, this time giving us a reminder of Kevin’s public statements, some work of Andrew Norfolk and a few questions for Gordon Watson: .