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EWR Demolition Petition

EWR Green Party Councillors outside threatened building

At the very end of March, Cllr Lucy Bywater and I were stunned to discover that dozens of residents of the ward we represent are in homes threatened with demolition (as well as dozens more just outside the ward). We KNOW it is perfectly possible for East West Rail (EWR) to achieve their goals without […]

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East West Rail Green Party Position Statement

East West Rail Bedford

Bedford Green Party view on East West Rail. Background: The Government decided to build “East West Rail” between Oxford and Cambridge passing through Bedford Borough. In 2009-10 there were plans to rebuild Bedford’s main station for East West Rail. Those didn’t involve demolishing any housing. The LibDem/Tory government cancelled them in 2010. In Spring 2019 […]

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East West Rail – We’ll Fight Demolition Threat

East West Rail

“There are several commercial and residential properties Ashburnham Road that may be affected and subject to demolition. Properties potentially affected include a doctors’ surgery, tyre centre, Polish community centre and some private residences.” Castle residents received this shocking message in an East West Rail leaflet. However, our councillors vowed to fight any demolition proposed. Ben […]

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