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HS2 rail plan will carve village up like pizza, claim residents

HS2 rail scheme affecting Preston Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Residents in a South Yorkshire village claim it will be sliced up like a pizza if the HS2 rail scheme goes ahead as planned.

Aston residents say village will be divided Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Protestors in Aston say the village will be divided as new roads and viaducts are built.

They have called on the Government to scrap the scheme which they say will bring no benefits to those who live in the area.

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A HS2 spokesperson said they are committed to minimising the impacts of the scheme during construction and operation. And they are encouraging people to take part in consultations.