HS2: Mexborough residents offered cash to stay in homes

Cash payments are to be offered to residents of a newly-built estate on the preferred route of HS2 in South Yorkshire.

A minimum of £30,000 is being offered to people who opt to stay on the Shimmer estate at Mexborough.

Residents will still be able to sell their homes to the government if they wish to move.

The government said the final route was yet to be determined but it would continue to support residents.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-40448030

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