Stop Heathrow Expansion: “Every single person is important in this battle against Heathrow expansion”
Every single person counts! That’s the clear message from Stop Heathrow Expansion, which is urging residents to get off the sofa and onto the streets over the next few months.
A breakdown in communication between Slough Borough Council and residents of Colnbrook was to blame for a complete lack of mitigation measures in the Council’s February deal with Heathrow.
“Everybody is happy” with the list of additional compensation demands to be taken to Heathrow should a third runway get the go ahead. The second ‘heads of groups’ meeting was held on Tuesday evening at Colnbrook Village Hall.
We’ve endured another few weeks of spin, stunt, and high politics … but very little actual news in the Heathrow expansion debate.
Heathrow is already pushing ahead with expansion plans despite distancing itself from some of the key Davies recommendations associated with a Colnbrook runway and shrugging off community engagement.
Heathrow pledge to demonstrate “it can grow quietly” in tatters as 42 out of 50 airlines breach own noise standards
No matter which way you splice and dice the figures the net result is: Heathrow continues to head in the wrong direction; the airport is getting noisier with just two runways. 42 out of the 50 biggest airlines at Heathrow continue to breach the airport’s own minimum standards.
As court dates are set for protesters involved in the two separate incidents at Heathrow Airport in recent weeks, activists warn that Harmondsworth will be the Greenham Common of a generation and the defining battleground for “a fight against catastrophic climate change”.
British Airways will conduct steeper descent trials into Heathrow from September 17 it has been confirmed.
LAANC, the Local Authorities Aircraft Noise Council, is considering a legal challenge over the “huge gaps and deep bias” of the Davies Commission report.
The northern runway has reopened after protesters breached the perimeter fence. Six have been arrested so far and there have been suggestions that the airport may make a civil claim for millions of pounds.
Heathrow access tunnel blockaded by Third Runway protesters as airport says “we’re ready, let’s get on with it”!
The main access tunnel to Heathrow was blockaded yesterday by protester angry at the Airport Commission’s decision to recommend a Colnbrook Runway on Wednesday.
The Airports Commission has called for a new deal between Heathrow and its communities with binding pollution limits, legal recourse for residents, community powers over the airport … and profit-sharing! Pie in the sky or a real way forward?