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Old 28th Jun 2020, 06:50
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Springwatch presenter Chris Packham wins right to hearing over HS2

The television presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has won a breakthrough in his campaign against HS2.

The Court of Appeal has decided to hear an application for a judicial review of the high-speed rail project. The presenter took legal action to stop what he called the “heinous and irreparable” destruction of ancient woodland along the route.

Packham’s application for a judicial review will be heard on July 8......

The appeal court decided on Friday to allow the Springwatch presenter’s application, with Lord Justice Lewison ruling that the matter was of “considerable public interest”......
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