HS2 coming to town again – consultation events planned over Rotherham route

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HS2 IS launching another charm offensive with a wave of consultation events in Rotherham after unveiling fresh plans which have enraged protesters. The high-speed link team will be in Aston, Hellaby and Mexborough at the end of this month and … Continue reading

HS2 -Working Draft Environmental Statement

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Councillors’ anger as HS2 demolition toll rises in Mexborough EVEN more Mexborough homes are in line for demolition under HS2 than previously planned, according to new documents which have outraged the town’s councillors. Earlier plans showed 19 houses near the … Continue reading

Yorkshire Labour MPs condemn party’s decision not to expel Ken Livingstone

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A number of Yorkshire Labour MPs are among those who have condemned that party over its decision not to expel Ken Livingstone following allegations of anti-semitism Former leader Ed Miliband, and former shadow cabinet members Yvette Cooper and Michael Dugher … Continue reading

Region reacts to latest on HS2 route

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Region reacts to latest on HS2 route The HS2 route East of Rotherham looks likely to be the Government’s preferred option as it confirms that the £55.7 billion project will reach the North and safeguarding and engineering reports regarding the … Continue reading

HS2: Ministers confirm North West and Yorkshire routes

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The government has confirmed the route for the second phase of the high-speed rail line HS2, from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds. Critics of the £56bn project say it will be a white elephant that ploughs … Continue reading

Pro-Europe MPs led by Ed Miliband plot fresh bid to BLOCK Brexit, claiming voters did NOT want to leave the single market

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Pro-Europe MPs led by Ed Miliband plot fresh bid to BLOCK Brexit, claiming voters did NOT want to leave the single market Ed Miliband is leading cross-party group of pro-EU MPs demanding Parliament is given a say in Brexit negotiations  … Continue reading