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Campaigners to launch new case for HS2 alternative

The High Speed 2 Rail link would run through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Credit: ITV News

Campaigners are due to launch a new case for an underground rail line as an alternative to the High Speed Two link through the Chilterns.

Several villages in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire are in the path of the proposed route.

Several councils, including Chiltern District, have commissioned a new report into a better and viable alternative.

Concern for missing teenager

Sanah Hussain was last seen in Aylesbury last night Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a teenager missing from her home in Aylesbury.

Sanah Hussain, aged 17, was last seen at Weedon Road in Aylesbury at 10pm last night.

She is described as Asian, 5ft 6ins, medium build with very long black hair.

“We are extremely concerned for Sanah, this is very out of character for her to go missing like this. We would urge anyone who may have seen her or knows of her whereabouts to contact us as a matter of urgency so we can ensure she is safe. As well as Aylesbury, Sanah is also known to have links in High Wycombe and London.”

– Insp Chris Young


New Folkestone and Hythe candidate announced

The former chair of Labour’s ruling body, Harriet Yeo, was today named as Ukip's new Folkestone and Hythe general election candidate.

It follows the expulsion of Janice Atkinson over allegations of an inflated expenses claim.

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