Derbyshire County Council is urging residents to find out more about HS2 by attending one of a series of information events.
HS2, a high speed rail line, will travel through Derbyshire on its way from Birmingham to Leeds. A station for the East Midlands is planned for Toton, and a maintenance depot is on the cards for Staveley.
Six information events will shortly take place where local people will be able to find out more about the route and ask questions to HS2 staff:
- November 14, 12pm-8pm, Killamarsh Sports Centre, Stanley St
- November 15, 12pm-8pm, Westpark Leisure Centre, Wilsthorpe Road
- November 16, 10am-5pm, Westpark Leisure Centre, Wilsthorpe Road
- November 28, 12pm-8pm, Bolsover Assembly Hall, Hilltop Avenue
- November 29, 12pm-8pm, The Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road
- December 9, 12pm-8pm, The Postmill Centre, Market Street
Information on the route can be found at www.hs2.org.uk. And paper copies of all the consultation documents are at 19 libraries and centres in Derbyshire.
The libraries are at Alfreton, Bolsover, Borrowash, Chesterfield, Dronfield, Eckington, Ilkeston, Killamarsh, Long Eaton, Melbourne, Pinxton, Sandiacre, South Normanton, Swadlincote and Woodville. The centres are Welbeck Road Health Centre in Bolsover, Rectory Road Surgery in Chesterfield, Erewash Citizens Advice Bureau and Park View Medical Centre in Long Eaton.
Residents can have their say by either:
- Completing an online form at www.hs2.org.uk
- Sending an email to hs2PhaseTwoRoute@ipsos.com
- Sending a written response to FREEPOST RTEL-YAZX-HAZT, Phase Two Route Consultation, PO Box 1152, Harrow HA1 9LH
Source: Derbyshire County Council