Tuesday, May 19, 2020

HS2 bosses have been “blindsided by contact with reality” with the project “badly off course”, according to MPs.

Ministers have given the go ahead for HS2 to enter the construction phase despite lockdown measures.

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HS2 has paused its Euston construction following public health concerns over its workers amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Eleven years after it was first mooted as a scheme, HS2 has got the go-ahead from Boris and his government.

Camden Council has called for HS2 to adopt a standalone plan for Euston after the high-speed rail project was given the go-ahead.

Boris Johnson has given HS2 the go-ahead, despite fears over its cost and impact on the environment.

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Chancellor Sajid Javid is primed to throw his weight behind HS2.

HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because the major rail project and Department for Transport underestimated its complexity and risk, the National Audit Office says.

A Euston homeowner will bring legal proceedings against HS2 after the High Court granted a judicial review into the major rail project’s tunnel design.

A decision on HS2 will be made once all the facts are in, the transport secretary said on Tuesday (January 7).

You would have thought that the central government review of High Speed 2 (HS2) under Oakervee, reporting in the autumn, would spell some respite for the destruction around Euston.

The government is launching an independent inquiry into HS2, the transport secretary announced this morning.

Charles Dickens’ links to Camden are perhaps well-known.

This was the week when the unthinkable became reality: Boris Johnson is now our country’s Prime Minister. I know many Ham&High readers will shudder, as I do, at this thought.

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Climate emergency action has brought new energy a vigour to people’s involvement in their local environment.

The former pub in Hampstead Road has been championing experimental socially conscious coummunity facing performances for two and a half decades

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What we see at Camden Civic Society through reading the planning requests sent to our local government is profit to the rich at the expense of ordinary people.

Soon to be towering over Belsize and Swiss Cottage wards is the 100 Avenue Road tower.


The sun is shining, and it’s time to get outside and make the most of your garden.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

If you have an electric car - or are considering buying one - but can’t install a charging point at home, you may find it difficult and inconvenient to use public charging stations to top up. However, an innovative business in North London may have the answer.

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