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

Historic child sex abuse inquiry – police arrest 16 people in West Yorkshire

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POLICE investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire have this week arrested 16 people. They were arrested from addresses in Huddersfield and Bradford during a three-day policing operation. All 16, including one woman, … Continue reading

‘We need to change the law’ – Over 700 Sheffield taxi drivers licensed by councils hundreds of miles away

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‘We need to change the law’ – Over 700 Sheffield taxi drivers licensed by councils hundreds of miles away More than 700 Sheffield taxi drivers have licences issued to them by councils hundreds of miles away sparking concerns over safety … Continue reading

New anti-HS2 groups to be created to battle revised route

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New anti-HS2 campaign groups are set to be created across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire following the high-speed train line route being revised. Dozens of people from areas on the planned new route attended a meeting arranged by the Killamarsh … Continue reading