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General Information on HS2

Crofton is currently affected by the planned proposals for Phase 2B of the HS2 route between Manchester and Leeds. At the last public consultation meeting with HS2 representatives at Crofton Academy on 14 July 2018, it was confirmed that a planned depot for HS2 will now be situated at Leeds rather than New Crofton as previously proposed. Detailed plans were shown of the proposed route at that event. The next step is for HS2 to consult the public on social and environmental implications from this proposed route. Following this, the next step is for a bill to be presented to Parliament; this was originally planned to take place in 2019, however in September 2018 it has emerged this will be delayed for another year.

 

 

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December 2019 monthly meeting

This post is intended to provide a highlight of the monthly meeting which took place in December. For an official record of the meeting, please see our minutes section here: Council Documents > Monthly meeting documents > Monthly meeting minutes where the...

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Christmas lights switch-on 2019

The annual Christmas Lights switch-on at the Millennium Stone, Hare Park View was attended by an estimated 2-300 people on 3rd December 2019. Crofton Silver Band initiated the event, which commenced at 6.30pm, playing a number of carols. Councillor Chalkley then led...

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August 2019 Community Day

On 15 August 2019, a Community Day was held at Crofton churchyard and cemetery. The churchyard is part of the church and contains a number of older graves which surround the building. As you walk past the church towards Churchway, the council's cemetery is on the...

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