Category Archives: High Speed 2

Press Release from Anna Soubry: Presenting two HS2 petitions in the House of Commons

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has presented two petitions in the House of Commons on behalf of the residents of Trowell who are affected by HS2’s plans to build the high speed network through the village. HS2’s proposals include a 60 … Continue reading

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Plans to Build as Many as 500 Homes in Stapleford

Councillor Richard MacRae writes. If anyone would like to look at the plans for the Toton Lane Development they are on display at Stapleford Town Council. Carnegie Hall, Warren Avenue, Stapleford. You can call the Town Clerk on 0115 939 … Continue reading

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High Speed Two: From Crewe to Manchester, West Midlands to Leeds and beyond Phase 2b Route Decision

Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Transport: Click on Route Decision July 2017 See page 36 for route along A42 around East Midlands Airport, page 40 for the changes to the East Midlands Hub approach through Long Eaton … Continue reading

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Next Arrival on the HS2 Line: A Brand New City

Reading this morning’s Sunday Times an article with the above headline caught my eye. It starts: With its bleak industrial landscape if crisscrossing rail tracks and long lines of parked freight trains, Toton Sidings is unlikely to win a ‘Beautiful … Continue reading

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Toton consultation on Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station

Broxtowe Borough Council are consulting the general public about the Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station.  Public ‘drop in’ sessions are being held in Toton and in Stapleford.  You are welcome to see the consultation … Continue reading

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Toton Consultation on Strategic Location for Growth in the Vicinity of the Proposed HS2 Station

Click on this link for details. In addition there is an additional public consultation on Monday 16 November between 2 pm & 8 pm at:- The Meeting Place, 22/26 Nottingham Road, Stapleford. See also http://staplefordcommunitygroup.org.uk/2015/10/21/consultation-for-staplefordtotonhs2-proposals/  

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High Speed Rail in the East Midlands

Click on this link for the September 2015 update from the team at HS2 Ltd.

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Local Developer Welcomes HS2 Announcement

Press Release from Peveril Homes: East Midlands based developer Peveril Homes has welcomed the recent announcement that Toton has been identified as the sole location for the new High Speed 2 hub in the East Midlands. The announcement came after … Continue reading

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Press Release From Anna Soubry: Toton Is Now The Sole Location Being Considered For The East Midlands HS2 Hub.

Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe, has welcomed the news that Toton is now the sole location being considered for the East Midlands HS2 Hub. The Chairman of HS2 Ltd, Sir David Higgins, attended the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board in … Continue reading

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Further Reports on HS2

See the Nottingham Post – Is this the end of the line for Nottinghamshire’s HS2 hopes? See the Nottingham Post – Toton HS2: Fears over more housing to replace Nottinghamshire station See the BBC   – Other East Midlands HS2 hub sites to be considered

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Anna Soubry MP Expresses Disappointment Over HS2 Station Plans

Press release from Anna Soubry’s office: Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe has expressed her disappointment that Toton is no longer the preferred site for an East Midland High Speed Rail Hub. Speaking after HS2 announced they are considering other sites … Continue reading

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HS2 Update

The BBC has reported that the East Midlands will have a hub station for High Speed rail despite fears it might miss out. The station will be near Toton but it’s precise location needs further work according to Sir David … Continue reading

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South Broxtowe 20/20 Press Release – HS2 Phase 2 Hub Station

Click on South Broxtowe to read the press release.

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Could HS2’s East Midlands Hub be Relocated To Derbyshire?

Click on this link to read the BBC News article. Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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HS2 Delivery Board Meets In Broxtowe

The first meeting of the East Midlands HS2 Hub Station Delivery Board took place earlier this week with representatives from HS2 and East Midlands Councils in attendance, along with local authorities from across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The board will meet … Continue reading

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South Broxtowe 20/20 Newsletter

Click on South Broxtowe Enews July 2014 to read the newsletter.

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The Campaign to Protect Our Green Belt and HS2 Continues

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has pledged to continue to defend the constituency’s Green Belt land from thousands of houses and ensure full economic advantage is taken of HS2 despite today’s announcement from the Planning Inspector. In the face of widespread … Continue reading

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HS2 Bill may not be put on the statute book until after the next election

A Special Bill that would pave the way for a high speed rail line to be built from London to the East Midlands won’t be completed until after the next election. Failure to get the HS2 bill onto the statute book … Continue reading

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Question Time 17 February 2014

The Panel:  Anna Soubry MP, Andrew Lewer MBE, Jonathan Marston Chairman, Councillor Richard MacRae, Councillor Dr John Doddy, Steve Austin Editor ‘Bramcote Today’.  

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Toton HS2 Housing Development: Campaigners Speak Out at Inquiry

Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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