“A COMPLETE waste of money that will destroy our village.”
That was the resounding view from people living in Aston at an information event on the controversial HS2 rail scheme.
Hundreds of residents attended the event last Thursday to see the latest proposals for themselves at Aston Hall Hotel.
The high-speed rail route is planned to run close to the A57 Aston Bypass and cut through the village next to Parklands Equestrian Centre and Aston Hall Cricket Club.
Among those viewing the plans was Dave Horsley, whose Green Lane home is 160 metres from the proposed rail line.