Press Release from Bluebell Woods as protestors occupying tunnels are denied air and safety equipment by HS2.
HS2 are applying for a route-wide injunction which will criminalise anyone stepping foot on HS2 land and threaten them with imprisonment, seizure of assets and huge fines. Have your say and give evidence today before 16th May.
HS2 Limited are seeking impunity from all protests through a route wide injunction, criminalising anyone who steps on land in possession of HS2. They are seeking an end to lawful protests against HS2 including protest camps, actions against HS2 and monitoring of HS2’s activities - but they are also creating a dangerous and risky situation for anyone who walks, lives and exists around the area owned by HS2.
Today four peaceful protectors have been acquitted of Aggravated Trespass at High Wycombe Magistrates Court who found that HS2 was at risk of committing wildlife crimes.
Nationwide Day Of Action Against HS2 - 24th January 2022HS2 is costing the Earth - financially and environmentally. Today, a Bill to expand HS2 beyond Crewe will be laid in…
On Saturday 6th November between 4pm and 8pm, we will be holding a vigil in support of our incredibly brave tunnellers. On this day which also marks DAY 28 of the Wendover Eviction and DAY 21 of the Subterranean Protest, we wish to show our support from the community to our 5 very brave and deeply committed activists who are putting their lives at risk to protest HS2.
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.