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Recent HS2 interactions

A group of local residents have been continuing their activities in pressurising HS2 to minimise the damage that will be done to the local community in the coming years. The links below go to the monthly reports of activities. Activities in July 2020. Activities in June 2020. Activities in May 2020. Activities in April 2020. […]

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Woodland Trust HS2 petition

The Woodland Trust is running a petition to ask the government to formally stop the destruction of trees and woods by the HS2 programme.  Some of the woods are in our area.  Do have a look at the link below, and if you feel able, sign the petition. https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/hs2

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Breakspear Road South closure postponed

Following our formal letter to the HS2 Chief executive last week, HS2 have announced they will postpone the closure of Breakspear Road South “until the end of the summer school term (July 19)”.  The exact dates will be advised in due course – hopefully through proper communication channels and not just by sticking signs up […]

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Electric and Magnetic Fields

Concerns were expressed about any issues from HS2 running high voltage cables under residential streets.  This is the reply received from HS2. Following concerns raised over Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) from 1979 onwards, an independent Stakeholder Advisory Group on Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) EMFs, “SAGE”, was formed in 2004. The group was made up […]

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