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HS2 Phase 2 Consultation – Sir Bill Cash Debate

Bill Cash House of Commons

As previously mentioned, Sir Bill Cash held a commons debate on the impact of Phase 2 on Stone and the surrounding villages. The full transcript from the debate can be read via the TheyWorkForYou website -> debate here Let us know in the comments what you think about HS2 and the impact that it will have on the area. Sir ...

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Sir Bill Cash to hold commons debate on HS2 in Stone

Bill Cash House of Commons

Stone MP, Sir Bill Cash is to hold a debate in the House of Commons on ‘HS2 phase 2 consultation and Stone constituency’ this Thursday afternoon. Further to his letters of objection to the Secretary of State for Transport and sent to HS2 Ltd, he will be putting forward his constituents’ ongoing objections to the project as it impacts upon ...

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Trust to put HS2 report under wildlife microscope

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust are currently scrutinising a report on the proposed route for HS2 in order to get the best outcome for local wildlife. The Trust, which is the county’s leading nature conservation charity, will be examining the West Midlands to Crewe Working Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report and Design Refinement consultation before the deadline for comments on November 7th. ...

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HS2, what does it mean for the residents of Stone?

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Stone residents are being encouraged to find out more about how HS2 will affect them and the wider county HS2 Limited has organised information events to allow people to find out more about the project and about what it may mean for them and their local communities. Mark Winnington, Staffordshire County Council Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, said: “From the ...

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Vow to champion Staffordshire as HS2 gets the nod

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The Leader of Staffordshire County Council has vowed to get the best deal for Staffordshire today after the Government confirmed that HS2 will definitely be built. In his first speech since his reappointment, Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin said the high speed rail link to Manchester and Leeds will go ahead. The Transport Secretary confirmed that legislation would ...

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Trust’s wildlife appeal over HS2

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People living along the proposed route of HS2 are being encouraged to respond to an appeal by a leading nature conservation charity. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has delivered leaflets to 57,000 households along a 73-mile area close to the proposed route, including in Stone, Walton and Swynnerton, detailing the impact the high speed rail link will have on local wildlife, and ...

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Apology from Stoke council leader over HS2 plans

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The leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council will be meeting councillors in Stone soon to explain the city’s bid for a HS2 station – and its impact on Stone – in more detail. Stone Town Council issued the press release below on Thursday evening, in which it says Cllr Mohammed Pervez, the leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, apologised to the town ...

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Stone councillors aim to derail Stoke HS2 plan

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Stone Town Council voted unanimously at a meeting on Thursday to oppose a bid for a HS2 station in Stoke-on-Trent. Instead of a HS2 stop in Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent City Council wants a route which will see high-speed trains follow the proposed HS2 line from Lichfield to Stone but then use the current lines to Stoke, which they say will minimise ...

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