More information on HS2

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

Provisional HS2 Construction Works Timetable

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

HS2 gives Bucks more promises

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

HS2 – Latest proposal will affect you – please act now

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

HS2 concedes more mitigation measures to Bucks

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

On-line petition against HS2 – UK’s Flood Defences instead

ON-LINE PETITION AGAINST HS2 – SPENDING THE MONEY ON UK’S FLOOD DEFENCES WOULD BRING GREATER BENEFITS Our local CDC Councillor, John Gladwin, has alerted us to a new on-line petition just launched which requests that the funds for HS2 be spent instead on flood defences for those areas of the UK which have been ravaged … Continue reading On-line petition against HS2 – UK’s Flood Defences instead

Another opportunity to input to HS2 consultation by 27 November

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

13 November Deadline to petition re HS2 changes

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

Urgent Action Required by HS2 Petitioners – Friday 21 August Deadline!

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!

HS2 Committee Visit – Monday 10th August

Posted on behalf of HS2 Action Alliance Three of the Members of Parliament who sit on the Committee looking at the HS2 Hybrid Bill will be visiting the Chilterns this Monday. The MPs who are attending were newly appointed to the HS2 Select Committee in June 2015,  David Causby, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and Mark Hendrick and they have not … Continue reading HS2 Committee Visit – Monday 10th August

Latest update from BCC HS2 Team

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

HS2 Select Committee of MPs visit to our area

STOP PRESS:  MONDAY 22ND JUNE To update you following PVA’s last news item on HS2.  The HS2 Select Committee of MPs’ visit to Cheryl Gillan’s patch – our local MP’s constituency including Great Missenden – is coming next Monday 22nd June.  The Select Committee and entourage will be mini-bused around according to the schedule 22 … Continue reading HS2 Select Committee of MPs visit to our area