There is a small, but relatively vocal, group of environmentally minded people who support HS2 as a project that is a magic bullet to various environmental problems. Proponents for this magic bullet train will argue that public transport is key to addressing the climate crisis. Despite the environmental claims of HS2, evidence points to it being a tragic "white elephant" which will leave in its wake a trail of missed opportunities, polluted landscapes and ecological destruction.
HS2 employees who "can no longer stomach HS2 Ltd lies" share information about misconduct, costs and overruns - more to come!
A cross-party report explains that public confidence in HS2 has been dented by escalating costs which have "no clear end in sight".
Investing in HS2 is worse value for money than simply improving the UK’s existing railway networks, according to a new report.
HS2 claim it's totally fine to destroy ancient woodlands because they are going to plant new ones, well here’s a quick run-down (non-exhaustive) of why it isn’t possible to simply “replace” ancient woodlands.
At St. Alban’s Magistrates Court on Monday 23rd August 2021 the final 7 activists from the ‘Extinction is Forever’ protest (which took place outside a HS2 site on the outskirts of Maple Cross, Uxbridge, West London in October 2020) were suddenly acquitted when the case was dismissed by the judge after just one hour into the proceedings.
A constituent of the prime minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP is challenging his silence over the deterioration of the quality in drinking water supplied to residents in his own…
Today, all seven women accused of Aggravated Trespass and section 241 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act had the charges against them dismissed. In an unexpected turn of…
Ecological work is left up to locals in the battle to protect the 15 Leather Lane oak trees as HS2 road closures commenced at 6am this morning.
Written by: Lindsey Spinks, Sophie Dewston , Sarah White and Carol-Anne O’Callaghan from the Campaign to Save Leather Lane Click here to download the report