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Healey asks minister to look at HS2 station

Yorkshire Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
Wentworth and Dearne MP John Healey said he was “dismated” by proposed changes to the route of the HS2 high speed rail line and the new plans for stations in South Yorkshire.

Man 'violently flung' during HS2 event in Rotherham

BBC News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Protesters who were prevented from accessing an HS2 drop-in event claim unnecessary force was used by security in blocking their entry.

LETTERS: Wakefield readers debate Hs2 - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Express - ‎16 hours ago‎
A petition against the proposed route of HS2 has been organised by Crofton Against HS2 and has already been signed by more than 50 residents.

HS2 and the garden bridge are vanity projects – it's not too late to scrap both

The Guardian - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Mysteriously, unlike the Cameron-era personnel and political strategies jettisoned overnight by Theresa May, Johnson's bridge and Osborne's infinitely more wasteful folly HS2 seem to have acquired, perhaps through familiarity, almost respectable status ...

If HS2 comes to Newcastle you may have to sell your home

ChronicleLive - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The sooner a plan for high speed rail beyond Leeds is in place, the better for North East homeowners. That's the view of HS2 boss Sir David Higgins, who speaking at a conference on HS2 being extended to Edinburgh through Newcastle, said that once a ...

YP Letters: North driven further into mire by HS2

Yorkshire Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
THE media, and many in the financial community, have serious doubts about the logic of HS2. London is easily accessed from all the provinces by rail and saving 30 minutes is totally irrelevant.
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HS2 high speed rail link could bring £450million boost to North East

ChronicleLive - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
HS2 will, for example, help realise the real potential of Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter, the place where the first steam engines were built.
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HS2: South Yorkshire drop-in takes place for residents

BBC News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
HS2 representatives are running their first drop-in sessions in South Yorkshire since the proposed route of the line was significantly changed.
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HS2 will go ahead, says new transport secretary

The Guardian - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
“But actually we need a better transport system for the 21st century, and HS2 is part of increasing the capacity of our transport system.

HS2 accused of not listening to Camden residents over 'paltry' reduction in bridge height

Rail Technology Magazine - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
HS2 Ltd's new plans for the Hampstead Road Bridge in Camden have been criticised by the leader of Camden Council, who said residents weren't consulted about the changes.
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HS2 set to give economic boost to the region

Yorkshire Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
YORKSHIRE will see an economic impact worth more than £200m a year from HS2 with even bigger benefits if services are connected to Scotland, according to a new report.
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HS2: How would you feel if your house could be bulldozed?

Yorkshire Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The HS2 line was originally due to link Rotherham and Sheffield, stopping at a new station at Meadowhall. But under these new plans, which would save £1bn in construction, the Meadowhall station has been scrapped and the line could now pass between ...

HS2 information event to be held in Aston

Rotherham Advertiser - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
PEOPLE living in Aston can find out more about the planned changes to the HS2 high-speed rail route at an information event today (Tuesday).
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Grayling should focus on everyday transport, not big projects like HS2

Left Foot Forward - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Theresa May has, however, diligently supported HS2 to this point and seems unlikely to backtrack given the project partly rests on tackling economic inequalities - a core part of her pitch for the top job.
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Brexit means cuts are needed to major projects such as the HS2 railway watchdog warns

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He told the paper: 'We need to ask ourselves, can the public sector deliver Hinkley Point C, a third runway, HS2, a northern powerhouse, nuclear decommissioning, Trident renewal and restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster all at the same ...

Hundreds set to attend meeting opposing new HS2 route through Mexborough

Doncaster Today - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
People living on the Shimmer estate in Mexborough, where houses are still being built by developers Strata, have received letters from HS2 stating it is 'likely that the Government would need to acquire some or all your land or property in order to ...
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Plans revealed for 10-minute rail link from Derby to HS2 line

Derby Telegraph - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
That, for example, will mean bidding together for funding to improve "sustainable" travel, which will include efforts to bring in the cash needed for the HS2 rail links. There would also be a 10-minutes-or-less HS2 link between Nottingham city centre ...

HS2: Stafford council bosses seek greater say on project

expressandstar.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The HS2 Hybrid Bill allows local authority's to choose between becoming a non-qualifying authority or a qualifying authority, which dictates how much say they have over design issues in relation to the controversial high-speed rail line.

HS2 will 'severely damage' tourism in Great Missenden, campaigners say

Get Bucks - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Businesses in Great Missenden are under threat because having the HS2 haul road in the heart of the village will severely damage tourism, campaigners say.

HS2: Little change to Hampstead Road Bridge in HS2 Ltd's new plans

Camden Council - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
HS2 Ltd has published their revised proposal for the Hampstead Road Bridge today - with their preferred option showing only a small potential reduction in height of the bridge they proposed last September in Additional Provision 3. HS2 Ltd's new ...
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