In a 67,000 word detailed response to the statement, the Society says the current plan to route HS2 across the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty contravenes the Countryside and Rights of Way Act and pays hardly any regard to the fact that the AONB is a nationally protected landscape.
A poem about HS2 for David Cameron
The Department for Transport has now deposited the Hybrid Bill for HS2, the first step in passing the necessary legislation and published the Environment statement for the project. So what happens next?
Chesham and Amersham MP Cheryl Gillan met Matt Jackson, Head of Conservation and Strategy at BBOWT on Friday 28 June to see at first-hand the woodlands that will be damaged by the HS2 proposals in her constituency.
The Wendover Stop HS2 meeting this morning attracted undaunted campaigners and key local politicians including our MP David Lidington, neighbouring MP Cheryl Gillan, our County Councillor Chris Adams and District Councillor Chris Richards.
Speeding cars are still endangering the lives of our children at the Tring Road traffic lights
Road closures to be aware of for June and July 2013
The Prime Minister was photographed when he visited the WHS2 stall in the Local Produce Market.
HS2 Update for May 2012
Secret plans for a high speed rail link between London and Birmingham have recently been announced by the government.