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House of Lords Committee Report

House of Lords Committee Report Ahead of this afternoon’s debate on HS2 we thought you might like to know that the influential House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has this morning published its long awaited report on HS2. The report is highly critical of the HS2 project and concludes that …

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Government has ‘no convincing case’ for £50bn rail line – BBC News

Government has ‘no convincing case’ for £50bn rail line – BBC News The UK government has not shown why it needs to spend £50bn building the HS2 rail link between London and the North, says a House of Lords committee. Full story on BBC News

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HS2 Spur Through Warrington Could Be Scrapped

The Government is likely to scrap one of the most controversial elements of the new High Speed Two rail route. The spur from Manchester to Wigan, which was set to travel through Culcheth and Rixton, looks poised to be binned. Read the full report in the Warrington Guardian.

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HS2 Hybrid Bill Vote

The HS2 Hybrid Bill vote is tomorrow evening (Monday), so is vital that everyone opposed to HS2 helps to maintain the pressure on MPs. Please contact your MP and ask them to vote against HS2 If you oppose HS2, it’s really important that you get in touch with your MP …

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Rixton with Glazebrook HS2 Action Group’s Consultation Response

A big thank you to all that turned out to our road shows to show your support, we were amazed at just how many of you came and took away the response forms.  Over 600 forms were given out, I hope you managed to get them posted in time. The …

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Your Village Needs You

YOUR VILLAGE NEEDS YOU Please attend one of the Consultation Workshops Rixton Methodist Church Coffee Morning, Chapel Lane Saturday 18th January 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Community Hall, Hollins Green Saturday 18th January  10:00 am – 2:00 pm Wednesday 22nd January 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday 23rd January 5:30 pm – …

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HS2 Route Consultation Response For Culcheth

The document below has been prepared by CADRAG for the people of Culcheth to use as a basis for their responses.   Please add your own comments in the spaces provided, to make it your own individual submission, and send it either by email or by post (Freepost) to the …

Council Leader Matt Colledge and Deputy Leader Sean Anstee receiving a petition signed by significant numbers of Warburton and Dunham residents from Marion McNaughton, Chair of the Warburton Action Committee and Richard Nicholls,Chair of the Warburton Parish Council.

Trafford Council Supports Warburton Residents Around HS2

Trafford Council Leader and member of the Government’s HS2 Growth Task Force Councillor Matt Colledge reinforced his and the Council’s determination and commitment to continue lobbying on behalf of residents living in Warburton. Cllr Colledge said “I clearly recognise the huge economic benefits HS2 will bring to Greater Manchester and …

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