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A rail issue

THE coming elections really could have a significant influence on our lives.

THE coming elections really could have a significant influence on our lives. We should all go and vote, but only after finding out exactly what each prospective borough and parliamentary candidate stands for.

Quite likely, your important issues won’t feature high on their agenda. For example, if you want our troops brought home immediately, most party leaflets won’t help you.

Here in the east of the borough the greenbelt has been assaulted and eroded. Now, we’re threatened with the high speed railway line.

There can be few in Balsall Common, Berkswell, and Hampton who will want to be represented by anyone who fails to promise tooth and claw resistance. This scheme offers nothing for local residents except noise, disruption, and urbanisation, epitomised by the viaduct over Berkswell Station.

Richard Lloyd,
Balsall Common

 

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