Campaigner urges Sheffield Council to think again on HS2

A CAMPAIGNER battling against the HS2 high-speed rail line coming through her village voiced her concerns to the chief of Sheffield City Council face-to-face.

Sandra Haith of the Stop HS2 Bramley campaign met council leader Julie Dore at a cabinet meeting and said she handed over new information, which she hoped would force a re-think.

Councillors in Sheffield controversially opposed the original proposed rail route through Meadowhall which led to the switch to the so-called M18 route from Aston and Bramley up through Mexborough and the Dearne Valley.

Rotherham and Doncaster Borough Councils also opposed the M18 route, which has caused friction between the three local authorities.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,campaigner-urges-sheffield-council-to-think-again-on-hs2_24766.htm

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