HS2 – On Even Shakier Ground

STOP HS2 – Joe Because no-one at HS2 Ltd or in Government seems to listen when it comes to the many well-founded arguments against HS2, you can find yourself saying the same thing over and over again and sometimes come to the conclusion that they will…

Remember – Phase 2a petitioning deadline is Monday 26th

STOPHS2 Joe With the second reading  of the HS2 Phase 2a bill, people affected by it have until Monday 26th February at 5pm to petition at the website https://beta.parliamen t.uk/petition-a-hybrid-bill/1 Petitioning is the way in which people who are directly affected by HS2 can ask Parliament to…

Useful links

With thanks to Andrea Polden.   https://www.gov.uk/governme https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-phase-two-land-access-agreements – ’27 February 2018 Existing templates updated, EAA renewal letter and borehole monitoring templates added’   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/684260/hs2_rural_eaa_licence_2018_phase_2a_and_2b.pdf – 19 pages   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/684269/EAA_renewal_letter_Phase_2a_and_2b__15.02.18.pdf – 7 pages   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/684266/hs2_rural_gi_licence_agreement_phase_2a_and_2b.pdf – 50 pages   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/684272/Borehole_monitoring_agreement__20.02.18.pdf – 50 pages         Phase 1:   http://stophs2.org/news/17482-grayling-wins-fight-stop-protests-protestors-colne-valley   https://hs2ineuston.commonplace.is/news/2018/02/27/hs2-in-camden-dropin-centre-temporary-closure  …

Geology and HS2 in Mid-Cheshire

    Geoscientist, February 2018 Chris Eccles, Director and Dr Simon Ferley, Technical Director, TerraConsult Ltd Geological conditions in mid-Cheshire, combined with the anthropogenic legacy, will have significant effects on the proposed HS2 Phase 2B high speed railway line, say Chris Eccles and Simon…

Accounting watchdog to probe KPMG over Carillion audits

FRC will investigate work carried out in run-up to government outsourcer’s collapse The probe marks the third inquiry into management and accounting practices at Carillion © Reuters Gill Plimmer and Naomi Rovnick in London YESTERDAY KPMG, the Big Four accounting firm, is being investigated…