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Extra cash hopes for Doncaster residents threatened by proposed HS2 demolitions

Officials may offer thousands of pounds more to residents on a Mexborough estate which is threatened by high speed rail plans. Dozens of households on the Shimmer estate, between Mexborough and Denaby Main, have been warned their houses could be … Continue reading

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Fears for ancient woodlands under HS2 plan

AN AREA of ancient woodland in Rotherham will one of four destroyed or damaged if HS2 goes ahead with its proposed high speed rail route through South Yorkshire, it has been claimed. Conservation charity the Woodland Trust said Nicker Wood … Continue reading

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Report questions viability of HS2 scheme

A NEW report has called into question the viability of the entire HS2 rail scheme on the grounds of cost, poor benefits and technological miscalculations. The scheme is branded a waste of money which will cost billions more than expected … Continue reading

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Violent outbursts at Doncaster HS2 meeting

Trouble flared at a meeting about the HS2 route through South Yorkshire, resulting in residents grappling on the floor. A violent scuffle broke out as hundreds of residents queued at Barnburgh Primary School near Doncaster on Monday evening to find … Continue reading

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Consultation – Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham – Orwellian Doublespeak or Alice in Wonderland Approach!

Words in Orwell’s 1984, frequently meant the opposite of common usage and in Alice in wonderland, words would mean what the Queen said they meant at mere whim! So it is amongst the three Councils that make up the Barnsley, … Continue reading

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