‘I will stay in this tree’ – HS2 protesters stand firm as eviction bid restarts

Tensions are building between treehouse protesters obstructing HS2 construction in a forest and evictions officials, as a second day of removals got under way.A number of environmental activists remained camped up trees at Jones’ Hill Wood in Buckinghamshire through lashing wind and rain overnight, after HS2 officials with chainsaws and Thames Valley Police ceased removals on Thursday evening.Roald Dahl wrote his stories in the nearby town of Great Missenden, and classics like Fantastic Mr Fox are said to have taken inspiration from the forest. An anti-HS2 sign on a farmer’s gate in the Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire (Steve Parsons/PA)Steve Masters, a 50-year-old Green Party councillor on West Berkshire Council…

0 Comments