Extract: New £5m fund to create and restore woodlands The first £1 million of the HS2 Woodland Fund is being managed by the Forestry Commission on behalf of HS2 Ltd. It is encouraging applications from landowners located up to 25 miles from the phase one route, which passes through parts of Greater London, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire … Continue reading HS2 News from Bucks County Council
HS2 – Amersham Action Group are holding an information event on November 17 . HS2 Amersham Action Group is a community group formed by local people strongly opposed to the Government’s proposal to build the HS2 railway. They have organised an Information Event on Friday 17 November from 2pm to 6pm at: Chiltern District Council offices, King … Continue reading HS2 – Amersham Action Group Information Event
Here’s Bucks County Council’s update on HS2 for September.. Update September 2017
Chilterns Walking Festival 16 September – 1st October 2017 Prestwood & Heath End Councillor John Gladwin emailed us about the Chilterns Walking Festival. As part of this Festival, the Chiltern Society has organised 3 circular walks to access the proposed route for HS2. These walks are free, but you need to book on-line and places … Continue reading Chilterns Walking Festival 2017 – HS2 walks
See 2017 E update August 2017 for the latest HS2 news. From Jackie Copcutt, Lead Project Officer HS2, Buckinghamshire County Council, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1UA Tel: 01296 383793 Mobile: 07885 269120 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.buckscc.gov.uk
Message from GMPC Councillor Mike Johnstone:
Message from Mike Johnstone, HS2 Lead, Great Missenden Parish Councillor Following Royal Assent, the local HS2 Engagement team have arranged two ‘drop-in’ information events with emphasis on property compensation schemes for local residents and to enable you to find out more about HS2 in your area. The events are planned for: – Wednesday 29th March … Continue reading More information on HS2
Mike Johnstone, Great Missenden Parish Council’s HS2 Lead officer, has kindly supplied the following: Subject to change: the granting of Royal Assent and detailed design plans – Provisional HS2 Construction Works Timetable 2017 End of January – Handover Hybrid Bill Directorate to the Construction Directorate; finish ground investigation works; tender for main contract Early February … Continue reading Provisional HS2 Construction Works Timetable
With acknowledgement to Mix 96: Buckinghamshire’s getting more out of HS2, to try and make things better for people living here when the line’s built. After a whole load of negotiations, improvements HS2 will pay for include £80k to help traffic around Waddesdon, safety measures around Great Missenden and half a million just for cycle … Continue reading HS2 gives Bucks more promises
Find out about the support for people who live near the HS2 Route.
Crucial that you lobby our MP, Cheryl Gillan, Martin Tett, Bucks County Council and HS2 Ltd (direct contact details below) Message from John Skrimshire, Chair of Great Missenden Parish Revitalisation Group http://www.gmprg.org.uk/ “Dear All, You may not be aware of the latest proposals made by HS2 Ltd with regard to Great Missenden which will also greatly … Continue reading HS2 – Latest proposal will affect you – please act now
The House of Lords Select Committee has set out its hearing programme from 7 – 9 June; all are Locus Standi challenges. Eight MPs with constituencies directly and specially affected by the proposed route for Phase 1 of HS2 have joined together to write to the House of Lords regarding the latest petitioning process in … Continue reading HS2 Latest
See the 20160422 E update 13 May 2016.docx on the latest stage of petitioning to House of Lords regarding HS2.
Hard-won concessions came on Wednesday (20 January) in an eleventh hour offer from HS2 Ltd, when Buckinghamshire County Council (BCC) was back in front of the Commons HS2 Select Committee. The County Council, working with district and parish councils, made submissions to the Select Committee in October, which won mitigation measures for damage and disruption … Continue reading HS2 concedes more mitigation measures to Bucks
Deadline to petition re HS2 changes via Parliament gone…BUT you still have an opportunity to respond to this consultation, by 27 November Background Since HS2 was first hatched and became a Hot Topic, PVA has published 26 articles to keep you updated including http://prestwoodva.org.uk/petitioning-against-the-hs2-bill/ on 24 April 2014 which was your first opportunity to petition … Continue reading Another opportunity to input to HS2 consultation by 27 November
We thank Mike Johnstone and John Gladwin for bringing this to our attention. We wish to bring to your attention two opportunities to respond to HS2 public consultations. The first which is a Petition responding to AP4 (see below) closes this week, and there are two ways of making a submission; by the 10th November (Tuesday) of this … Continue reading 13 November Deadline to petition re HS2 changes
REPA Press Release – 12 August 2015 In a whistle stop visit to Bucks on Monday 10 August, the three new members of the HS2 Select Committee came to see and hear first hand about the impact of HS2. The visit was planned to a tight timescale, with one designated community stop in the Chiltern’s … Continue reading HS2 Select Committee Visit Bucks for a Second Time
Posted on behalf of HS2 Action Alliance The HS2 Select Committee will be hearing petitions in September and October from petitioners living in the Chilterns, including many in the Chesham & Amersham parliamentary constituency. If you submitted a HS2 petition to Parliament back in 2014 please note the following: you must contact David Walker of … Continue reading Urgent Action Required by HS2 Petitioners – Friday 21 August Deadline!
Select Committee update The HS2 Select Committee has this week heard the substantive case for the Chilterns Long Tunnel proposed by the Buckinghamshire Councils. These presentations have been led by Chiltern District Council and The Chilterns Conservation Board. As well as this, on Tuesday 14 July, The Chiltern Society, Halton Parish Council, Wendover Parish Council, … Continue reading Latest update from BCC HS2 Team