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Countryside Campaigners and Birmingham Businesses Picket HS2 HQ

Last week, campaigners from the Steeple Claydon area went to the HS2 Ltd HQ in Bimringham to deliver a petition, asking for the HS2 CEO Mark Thurston to come and explain himself to them. They were met at Snow Hill station by business owners from Birmingham who still haven’t been paid after HS2 Ltd seized their land last year.

This is how it was reported on the TV news in the two regions.


 

Residents Call on Mark Thurston to Explain Habitat Clearance

Residents in Buckinghamshire are calling on HS2 Ltd CEO to come and explain what exactly is the need for starting to clear 250 acres of wildlife habitats, which includes part of a nature reserve, right at the start of nesting season. Given that there is still no design for what is meant to be going on the land, and the chances of HS2 getting cancelled altogether, they may well have a point…..

This is how it went last week

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