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A new West Hampstead restaurant was stunned to receive 450 applications for front-of-house jobs within 48 hours as it prepared to open earlier in October.

Camden Council says the noise of HS2 construction is making nearby homes “virtually uninhabitable” ahead of the Euston rail works “ramping up”.

A major blow to the quality of life in Camden for the residents of Cartmel on the Hampstead Road has been the felling of the 10 trees that have shielded them from the pollution, noise and sight of the traffic on the Hampstead Road.

Busy times for local citizens, with the two main issues still the Edmonton incinerator and the impact of HS2.

Nursing staff at the Royal Free have rallied around a friend and colleague who was diagnosed with leukaemia but, because he was working as a bank nurse, is unable to get sick pay while he is treated.

A HS2 protester climbed a “150ft” crane at Euston Station in hunger strike against the multi-billion pound rail project.

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.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

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.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

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.

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