Extra cash hopes for Doncaster residents threatened by proposed HS2 demolitions

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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

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

Work on Doncaster estate facing demolition to make way for HS2 line will be completed

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Work to finish partially built houses on a Doncaster housing estate that could be demolished to make way for a new HS2 route will be completed, it was announced today. A report from Sir David Higgins was published last month, … Continue reading

Mexborough & Dearne Valley opposition to HS2

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Front page of the July 21st edition of the Dearne Valley Weekender comes news of the opposition to the proposed new route through South Yorkshire of HS2, this time the Mexborough and Dearne Valley: News of other groups further up … Continue reading