HS2 News

17/05/2019: Young people in Erewash have been giving their ideas on what they would like to see as part of Britain’s new railway, High Speed 2 (HS2).
17/05/2019: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has spoken out in the wake of a report on HS2 from the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.
05/03/2019: Reports that Midland Main Line electrification will be extended to Market Harborough have been welcomed by East Midlands Chamber.
29/01/2019: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has issued a response after Labour Party representatives issued a press release regarding HS2 and in particular, objections to HS2b and a call for more investment in the existing railways.
29/01/2019: Erewash Labour Party has passed a motion opposing the construction of HS2.
Bridge photo over Mr. Allan's proposed HS2 route alongside existing rail lines
16/01/2019: A campaigner against the controversial HS2 rail link has written to the transport minister Chris Grayling to offer an alternative proposal, which he says, deviates only a little from the official plan, but avoids much of the mass destruction planned.
13/12/2018: The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has collectively expressed extreme concerned about the extent of damage that it says HS2 will have on large swathes of Derbyshire and our wildlife.
10/12/2018: A campaigner against the HS2 project has issued details of a question he has tabled for a forthcoming Erewash Borough Council meeting.
29/11/2018: A hard-hitting package of measures to help tackle the impact of HS2 in Erewash will be discussed by councillors at a meeting of Erewash Borough Council’s Executive next week.
13/10/2018: Local MP Maggie Throup has given her initial reactions following the publication of two new consultations on the working draft environmental statement and Equality Impact Assessment Report for HS2 Phase 2b.