Monday, July 13, 2020

The delivery of HS2 has been given the highest risk warning by government experts on major projects.

Environmental campaigners have been transporting supplies to the HS2 protesters camping in trees.

An HS2 “Rebel Trail” against the construction of the billion- pound railway was welcomed by a roused crowd in South Kilburn.

London’s water supply continues to be a major concern for us all to consider seriously and urgently: 22 per cent of our water comes from the Colne Valley aquifer, and HS2 is being allowed to contaminate it with pile driving.

A Euston homeowner has lost her High Court challenge over proposals to create tunnels near Euston station as part of the HS2 rail scheme.

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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