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Business Case for HS2 is Crumbling

The Business Case for HS2 faces another setbackThe Department for Transport, sponsors of the Government's High Speed 2 train project, was forced to admit yesterday that the Business Case for the £32billion scheme now only delivers half the originally forecast benefits and will barely break even on the Government's own figures.

CHESHAM BOIS QUIZ NIGHT

Chesham Bois Branch invite you to Chesham Bois Parish Centre, Glebe Way, off Bois Lane, Chesham Bois at 7.30pm Tickets cost £15 inc supper & a welcome drink.  For tickets & further information please contact Jill Harris, Heathfield, 14 Bois Lane, Chesham Bois HP6 6BP Tel: 01494 433025 or email jillharris50@btinternet.com.

ANTI-HS2 PIANO RECITAL

Raising funds for a legal challenge given by David Meacock at St Mary's Church, Amersham.  Tickets in advance Adults £10, Students £6 (£12 & £7 on the door) For more information please call 01753 886006 www.a40music.com

ANTI-HS2 PIANO RECITAL to raise funds for a legal challenge

 Being held at St Mary’s Church, Amersham 7:30pm (finishing by 9:30pm) Tickets: In Advance: Adults £10, Students £6 from 01753 886005  or via A40 Choir (Bucks) page of www.a40music.com On the door: Adults £12 per person, students £7                   All-time favourites often played by Liberace                                 and Richard Clayderman, including:  BEETHOVEN Moonlight Sonata 1st movt, CHOPIN 3rd Ballade LISZT Liebesträme No. 3 DEBUSSY Clair de Lune MEACOCK Deer Hunter & Onedin Line themes transcriptions   "sheer excitement"; "poetry in the transcriptions"; "much pleasure to be enjoyed from Meacock's elegant articulation" Music Opinion review of St John’s, Smith Square, London recital “It was truly an amazing and memorable recital!” recent London recital in aid of Cancer Research "Meacock is a remarkable virtuoso . . . will be remembered for a long time to come" Tagblatt, Lake Lucerne Switzerland. 

Councils launch HS2 challenge : Buckinghamshire County Council

Councils launch HS2 challengeMembers of 51m, the alliance of local authorities opposed to HS2, have served a formal letter on the Secretary of State for Transport asking her to rescind her decision to proceed with HS2 and giving notice that they may otherwise challenge the decision by way of judicial review.

URGENT MESSAGE TO RESIDENTS ALONG THE PROPOSED HS2 LINE

 HS2 is NOT a done deal. Bucks County Council, Chiltern District Council, the various Stop HS2 Action Groups and this Association continue to work to fight off HS2. In addition. it is highly probable that there will be legal actions against the flawed processes the Government have used to date on HS2.

URGENT MESSAGE TO RESIDENTS ALONG THE PROPOSED HS2 LINE

HS2 is NOT a done deal. Bucks County Council, Chiltern District Council, the various Stop HS2 Action Groups and this Association continue to work to fight off HS2. In addition. it is highly probable that there will be legal actions against the flawed processes the Government have used to date on HS2.