The BBC report from to Leather Lane and Jones Hill Wood. Locals came along to watch what was happening at Leather Lane, organising a Toot your Salute to the oak trees as they drove past. the report includes an interview with Jim Ashton who lives by Leather Lane, the trees on which the AONB authorities are trying at least in part to save, with there being a petition to sign here. Mark Keir was interview from Jones Hill Wood, where campaigners are expecting an eviction soon.
HS2 continue their ecocide just outside Balsall Common as they widen a road to facilitate green belt housing developments for future London commuters around the ‘Birmingham Interchange’ parkway station. You know, the one the former chief engineer said would lead to the creation of a new city between Birmingham and Coventry. Sign the petition to get them to stop work until their actually get the full go-ahead here.