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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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HS2 consultation event in Yarnfield

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HS2 is holding an event in Stone as part of its consultation into the second phase of the planned high-speed rail line. HS2 is holding a series of drop-in information events near the Phase Two route, including one at Yarnfield Park (Yarnfield Lane, Yarnfield ST15 0NL) on Thursday 24th October between 12pm and 8pm. There’s an event in Stafford on ...

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Video: HS2 public meeting at Stone station

Stone MP Bill Cash was joined by members of the Stop HS2 campaign group at Stone station on 9th February to set out his opposition to the high-speed rail link. Also there were representatives from the HS2 Action Alliance, a network of action groups, who urged people in Stone to form a group. The HS2 Action Alliance can be found HERE. Around ...

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Public meeting on HS2 route through Stone

Stone MP Bill Cash is holding a public meeting on the planned HS2 phase two route at Stone station community building at 11am on Saturday 9th February. Our MP set out his “grave concerns” about the route of the HS2 second phase through Staffordshire – which passes close to Walton Heath, Darlaston and Swynnerton in Stone – at a public ...

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Community meetings to be set up on HS2

Borough councillors will be meeting the technical director of HS2 Limited and setting up community meetings over the proposed route of the high-speed rail line, which looks likely to seriously affect Yarlet, Swynnerton and Walton Heath. Speaking at the Full Council on Tuesday 29th January, leader Cllr Mike Heenan said councillors with wards affected by the proposed route would be ...

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2017 – A Little Bit of a Review

2017 Review

Here’s a roundup of what has been happening at A Little Bit of Stone throughout 2017 On our website we published in excess of 500 news articles, with many more items posted to Facebook and Twitter.  We’ve published a range of articles on topics from news and sport to business, events and more, all with a Stone bias – see ...

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New Garden Village Proposed Near Stone

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Stafford Borough Council have revealed plans for a new garden village on former MOD land with the prospect of new homes, school and a doctor’s surgery. The idea for a new garden village could be considered as part of Stafford Borough Council’s local plan process should the Government go ahead with the plans to build a new HS2 railhead near ...

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