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If HS2 is scrapped what will happen to Aylesbury's link-road?

If HS2 is scrapped what will happen to Aylesbury's link-road?

That's the question Hampden Field Action Group have been asking
Gov. 'hid' HS2's true cost from tax payers, say campaigners

Gov. 'hid' HS2's true cost from tax payers, say campaigners

That's according to the Tax Payers Alliance after a new Parliament report came out.
Aylesbury's MP still asking for HS2 station in Bucks

Aylesbury's MP still asking for HS2 station in Bucks

David Lidington told us he has not given up on the idea
HS2 roadshow comes to Bucks

HS2 roadshow comes to Bucks

They want to highlight the jobs, skills and education prospects the railway will bring
Gov. response on call to stop HS2 work 'isn't good enough'

Gov. response on call to stop HS2 work 'isn't good enough'

AVDC's leader isn't impressed with the Transport Secretary's reply.
350,000 trees planted by HS2

350,000 trees planted by HS2

That includes along the route in Buckinghamshire.
Chiltern Main Line could benefit if HS2 was scrapped

Chiltern Main Line could benefit if HS2 was scrapped

Alternative list of projects which could be paid for with £50bn budget.
Anti HS2 song performed at Stop HS2 event

Anti HS2 song performed at Stop HS2 event

The event is happening at The Red Lion in Little Missenden
Government rejects calls to stop HS2 work in Bucks

Government rejects calls to stop HS2 work in Bucks

Four of our councils wrote to them, asking for preparation work to cease.
Bucks' councils call for HS2 work to stop

Bucks' councils call for HS2 work to stop

Final financial and design plans for the route haven't been signed off yet.
Branded a crime scene: Land HS2 has cleared in Bucks

Branded a crime scene: Land HS2 has cleared in Bucks

300 acres of hedgerows will be destroyed in Steeple Claydon
HS2 criticised over hedgerow netting in Bucks

HS2 criticised over hedgerow netting in Bucks

Campaigners worry about the impact on birds during nesting season.
Aylesbury golf club to close amid HS2 negotiations

Aylesbury golf club to close amid HS2 negotiations

The site on Fairford Leys will shut this Sunday.
Aylesbury MP hits back at claims he let constituents down over HS2

Aylesbury MP hits back at claims he let constituents down over HS2

David Lidington has been criticised again recently, for not voting against the line.
HS2 event in Steeple Claydon as councillors call for apology

HS2 event in Steeple Claydon as councillors call for apology

They are holding a drop-in event this evening
Bucks councillors calling for HS2 to apologise

Bucks councillors calling for HS2 to apologise

Three County Councillors want HS2 to apologise for failing the community.
Massive HS2 noise barriers? 'No thank you!' says Wendover

Massive HS2 noise barriers? 'No thank you!' says Wendover

Nearly 600 people want Very Low Noise Surfacing instead
HS2 works could cause "chaos" at Amersham crematorium

HS2 works could cause "chaos" at Amersham crematorium

People fear they may miss funerals because the roadworks could lead to major traffic jams
HS2 works around Aylesbury for next few months

HS2 works around Aylesbury for next few months

Teams will be moving along the planned route off Oxford Road.
Bucks MP calls again for HS2 to be scrapped

Bucks MP calls again for HS2 to be scrapped

Cheryl Gillan raised the question with the Prime Minister earlier this week.
HS2 work halted by 'archaeological discovery' near Great Missenden

HS2 work halted by 'archaeological discovery' near Great Missenden

The roads past the village are meant to be widened and a relief road built.
Secrets of Bucks unearthed from HS2 archaeology work

Secrets of Bucks unearthed from HS2 archaeology work

They will be exploring over 10,000 years of British history along the 150 mile route
HS2 boosts Bucks business project

HS2 boosts Bucks business project

A cash-injection of £74,898 will support 'Visit Buckinghamshire Business Advisory Service (VBAS)'
Worries about how HS2 communicates with Bucks

Worries about how HS2 communicates with Bucks

it's as we head towards construction starting next year.
HS2 host heritage day in Stoke Mandeville

HS2 host heritage day in Stoke Mandeville

They looked at what history might be discovered when work gets underway.
Scheme to help tourism & retail close to HS2 route

Scheme to help tourism & retail close to HS2 route

Visit Buckinghamshire want these companies to flourish, rather than suffer, because of the train line.
HS2 hold drop-in session in Wendover

HS2 hold drop-in session in Wendover

It's your chance to share your opinion
Roadworks begin ahead of HS2 construction

Roadworks begin ahead of HS2 construction

People fear "viability" of schools and business in The Chilterns
Three weeks of temporary traffic lights on A41

Three weeks of temporary traffic lights on A41

They'll be in place at Fleet Marston because of HS2 work.
Meeting over HS2 impact on River Chess

Meeting over HS2 impact on River Chess

It could result in the loss of these rare, iconic rivers and the habitat and wildlife they support.
Aylesbury MP says HS2 'must be better' at talking to people affected

Aylesbury MP says HS2 'must be better' at talking to people affected

David Lidington has made the call as investigation works get underway along the route.
Bucks MP calls for HS2 to be scrapped after Carillion collapse

Bucks MP calls for HS2 to be scrapped after Carillion collapse

Dame Cheryl Gillan says now is the time to stop the project.
Fund to help woodlands affected by HS2

Fund to help woodlands affected by HS2

£5m has been announced by the government for woodland along the route.
HS2 could lead to new family attraction for Aylesbury

HS2 could lead to new family attraction for Aylesbury

A farm in Stoke Mandeville could be transformed by this new idea.
Ground investigations for HS2 begin in Bucks

Ground investigations for HS2 begin in Bucks

Teams are digging up dirt between Wendover and Stoke Mandeville.
MP calls for inquiry after HS2 contractor pulls out

MP calls for inquiry after HS2 contractor pulls out

Cheryl Gillan made the call during a committee sitting yesterday
MP defends not voting on HS2

MP defends not voting on HS2

David Lidington says it's meant he can make changes within government
MP asking again for Bucks HS2 station

MP asking again for Bucks HS2 station

David Lidington told us HS2 is now about capacity, not speed, so a station here could work.
Most people don't think HS2 will benefit them

Most people don't think HS2 will benefit them

That's according to the Tax Payer's Alliance on the day parliament votes for the last time on Phase 1 through Bucks.
Wendover HS2 tunnel 'would save £750m over other options'

Wendover HS2 tunnel 'would save £750m over other options'

That's according to a new report, which was paid for by The Wendover Society
Aylesbury MP 'disappointed' with latest HS2 report

Aylesbury MP 'disappointed' with latest HS2 report

Mr Lidington said he would continue to support his constituents throughout HS2 development.
HS2 gives Bucks more promises

HS2 gives Bucks more promises

They've said they'll spend £100,000s on different traffic and pedestrian schemes, after County Council negotiations
Money From HS2 Fund "Insultingly Low"

Money From HS2 Fund "Insultingly Low"

HS2 maybe ripping through the heart of Bucks, but the Government IS going to give us some money to help, the bad news is the amount.
HS2 Break Promises By Ripping Up Hedges & Using Small Roads

HS2 Break Promises By Ripping Up Hedges & Using Small Roads

Aylesbury locals have complained HS2 contractors are not sticking to the proposed plan for building works.
Almost £12 Million Spent On Legal Fees For HS2

Almost £12 Million Spent On Legal Fees For HS2

The MP for Chesham and Amersham asked how much money the government had spent on legal fees for HS2
HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

Stan Mason is 79 and has been fighting the High Speed route for over 6 years. We wanted to see how that's affected him
HS2 Should Be SCRAPPED!

HS2 Should Be SCRAPPED!

That's the call from the Taxpayers Alliance, which is certain to be well received in Buckinghamshire.
Council Wants More Compensation Promises From HS2

Council Wants More Compensation Promises From HS2

The County Council say they're not done asking and already have ideas for when they go to the House of Lords later this year.
HS2 2026 Deadline 'At Risk' Says New Report

HS2 2026 Deadline 'At Risk' Says New Report

Questions are also being raised about the project's value for money this morning by the National Audit Office
"We Will Continue To Fight" - Say HS2 Campaigners in Aylesbury

"We Will Continue To Fight" - Say HS2 Campaigners in Aylesbury

Campaign groups in Bucks have received letters in the post challenging their right to fight the project.
Time Ticking To Tell House Of Lords Your Views On HS2

Time Ticking To Tell House Of Lords Your Views On HS2

Campaigners and homeowners affected by HS2 are being urged to let the House of Lords know what they think NOW.
HS2 Bill Gets Third Reading In The Commons

HS2 Bill Gets Third Reading In The Commons

Buckinghamshire's MPS are feeling a bit more confident ahead of HS2 being talked about again in the House of Commons today, according to Aylesbury MP
HS2 Action Alliance Take Case To UN

HS2 Action Alliance Take Case To UN

In Geneva, the Aarhus Convention will hear from HS2 Action Alliance, who say not enough's been done to assess the impact the line could have on the environment.
HS2 Ltd Visit Aylesbury Today

HS2 Ltd Visit Aylesbury Today

They're at the Methodist Church on Buckingham Street from 2 until 8pm, answering questions and talking about how the high-speed line project is going.
£150k HS2 Cash Will Look At Aylesbury Traffic Pressures

£150k HS2 Cash Will Look At Aylesbury Traffic Pressures

Worries about a new bypass around Stoke Mandeville built by HS2 will be looked into. It would take traffic from the A4010 onto Lower Road, including construction traffic for the line.
MP In Front Of HS2 Committee Again

MP In Front Of HS2 Committee Again

MP Cheryl Gillan's in front of the High Speed Rail committee, talking some more about the effect the line could have on Bucks.
Aylesbury MP In Front Of HS2 Committee Again

Aylesbury MP In Front Of HS2 Committee Again

MP David Lidington's back in front of the High Speed Rail committee this afternoon, after talking about Wendover last time round.
HS2 Agree A Better Deal For Bucks

HS2 Agree A Better Deal For Bucks

HS2 Limited have agreed more money and mitigation for Buckinghamshire
HS2 Complaints Report Welcomed By MP

HS2 Complaints Report Welcomed By MP

HS2 Limited apparently got their figures covering construction traffic impact on the A413 wrong, saying there would be a queue of 2 cars at peak times, but it would actually be over 90.
MPs Repeat Call For Longer HS2 Tunnel

MPs Repeat Call For Longer HS2 Tunnel

Both David Lidington and Cheryl Gillan have asked to extend the plans through to Wendover, instead of having high embankments.
HS2 Visit Wendover Today

HS2 Visit Wendover Today

HS2 Limited are at the Wendover Memorial Hall, with experts there to talk about the latest plans for the route.
Bercow: HS2 Ltd. Seems To Have No Interest In Bucks' Communities

Bercow: HS2 Ltd. Seems To Have No Interest In Bucks' Communities

Buckingham's MP John Bercow's had a rare chance to voice his constituent's worries in front of the committee looking at the high speed line.
Bucks Councils Latest Group In Front Of HS2 Committee

Bucks Councils Latest Group In Front Of HS2 Committee

Three councils - Chiltern, Aylesbury Vale and the County Council - are telling the HS2 committee what needs to be done for people living near the line.
Bucks Campaigners Asking About HS2 Noise Issues

Bucks Campaigners Asking About HS2 Noise Issues

HS2 Action Alliance argue that HS2 Limited aren't being clear enough on how they'll minimise the amount of noise the line will make.
Council Leaders Condemn HS2's Lack Of Community Engagement

Council Leaders Condemn HS2's Lack Of Community Engagement

The leaders of five Bucks Councils are condemning HS2 Limited over their lack of community engagement in the county.
Councillor 'Furious' Over AVDC's HS2 Road Plans

Councillor 'Furious' Over AVDC's HS2 Road Plans

Fairford Leys Councillor Steven Lambert's told us he's furious that the council didn't tell him about the road until just weeks before they both stand in front of Westminster's HS2 committee.
HS2 Committee Touring Aylesbury Vale Today

HS2 Committee Touring Aylesbury Vale Today

People in Wendover and Aylesbury are hoping to show politicians just how much HS2 will affect where they live today. The Parliamentary committee looking at the High Speed Bill are visiting several sites around the area.
Postponed HS2 Meet 'Gives More Time To Protect Countryside'

Postponed HS2 Meet 'Gives More Time To Protect Countryside'

Chesham and Amersham's MP says postponing the HS2 committee's visit gives them more time to protect areas of outstanding natural beauty
Disappointment As HS2 Visit Cancelled

Disappointment As HS2 Visit Cancelled

The High Speed 2 Bill group were meant to be here for three days next week, but one of the MPs lost their seat at the election.