Democracy and Local Affairs

This category contains articles about local government and administration and the issues which are their responsibility.

The disintegrating towpath

  |  Published: Jul 22nd 2014
The towpath along the Wendover Arm is disintegrating. The Canal and River Trust is planning restoration work in the school summer holidays.

Chiltern Society calls for three bore tunnel for HS2

  |  Published: May 23rd 2014
The Chiltern Society has asked Parliament to construct a three bore tunnel, similar to the Channel Tunnel, for HS2 under the entire Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

HS2 Update

  |  Published: May 8th 2014
On the 28th April 2014, the House of Commons voted on the 2nd Reading of the HS2 Hybrid Bill.

HS2 decision sets 'dangerous precedent' says Chiltern Society

  |  Published: Apr 30th 2014
The Chiltern Society said today (30 April 2014) the decision to route HS2 across the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty sets a dangerous precedent for other protected areas of landscape in the country.

HS2 Petitioning Advice

Antony Chapman  |  Published: Apr 29th 2014
Petitioning advice from Wendover HS2 for anyone wishing to file a petition regarding HS2 with the government.

Rare wildlife could be ‘wiped out’ by HS2

  |  Published: Feb 26th 2014
Unless major changes are made to the route of HS2 through Buckinghamshire, the high speed trains could lead to the local extinction of one of the UK’s rarest mammals, according to an expert review.
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