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The Yorkshire Post says: Why today’s £300Million HS2 funding announcement means so much

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s decision now to make additional funding available for HS2 links at Leeds Station is, at face value, a mundane matter at the end of a politically turbulent week in which his stance on Brexit – and apparent … Continue reading

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Helium balloon embankment created by village HS2 protesters

PROTESTERS battling a high speed rail line which will create a 120 metre wide embankment near their village held a protest — using helium balloons. Barnburgh and Harlington Against HS2 Action Group inflated the balloons to show the height and … Continue reading

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HS2 protesters set for balloon event in Barnburgh

BALLOONS will be used to get across the message that a proposed high speed rail line will be an eyesore. They will be inflated to show the height and width of an embankment proposed by HS2 in Barnburgh. The Barnburgh … Continue reading

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Campaign group urges people to sign HS2 petition

PEOPLE who are against a high speed rail planned to cut through Rotherham and the Dearne Valley are being urged to sign a protest petition against it. Campaign group Stop HS2 wants people to sign up to try and get … Continue reading

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“You will destroy our village for no reason” – Aston residents’ message to HS2 bosses

“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 … Continue reading

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HS2 station work may cause Sheffield five years disruption

Work to bring HS2 to Sheffield could leave commuters facing more than five years of disruption, according to a presentation seen by the BBC. It claims roads and tram lines around the city’s station would have to be moved to … Continue reading

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HS2 chief hopes to win public confidence through Thurcroft, Mexborough and Aston events

AN HS2 boss said he hoped that information events about the controversial high speed rail line would win over the public. Events at Mexborough on Tuesday, in Thurcroft yesterday, and in Aston today – were branded a “PR stunt” by … Continue reading

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