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Network Rail plans the electrification of the trans-Pennine route through Huddersfield and the Midland Main Line as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan covering 2,000 miles of track connecting London and its northern home counties commuter belt to the East Midlands, Yorkshire and North East England.
This is what the Mason family did, when they swapped their council house in the London commuter belt for four acres of land.
What's happened to Brucie, Tarby and El Tel (that's Wogan, not Venables), commuter belt royalty and mainstays of any celebrity golf shindig within pitching distance of the M25?
Majority 5,788 Declared candidates: Liam Carr (Lab), David Nicholson (Ukip), Guy Opperman (Con), Jeff Reid (Lib Dem), Lee Williscroft-Ferris (Green) The constituency This vast constituency stretches from the Cumbrian and Scottish borders to Newcastle's commuter belt.
A British energy explorer said it has discovered more than 8 billion barrels of shale oil in London's commuter belt near the country's second-busiest airport.
Now this has finally been con-firmed, it is clear HS2 is not about 'rebalancing the economy', it's about faster journey times to London for businessmen from a handful of cities, increasing the London commuter belt, and delivering PS8,300 million of cuts to current rail services.
5 million came from properties in the commuter belt.
Applications are invited for setting up of a Project Manager Framework Panel (2014- 2017) for the engagement of Project Management Services (including associated advisory services) for a Design & Build programme for the delivery in 2016-2018 of approximately 6 15 projects per year in selected locations mainly the Dublin Commuter belt and other major population growth areas.
Residents in the east of the region don't want large swathes of Wrexham, Flintshire and even Denbighshire to become a cut price commuter belt for Manchester and Liverpool.
It also finds 14 local authority areas in the capital and its commuter belt have no affordable properties with at least two bedrooms.
AN OPEN house event is to showcase high-quality homes on the commuter belt of Cardiff later this month.
Low-lying parts of the London commuter belt towns of Dorking, Leatherhead, Guildford, Godalming and Tonbridge have been particularly badly flooded.