Sheffield Council decides to fell iconic elm tree

Today Sheffield Council have finally released the Independent Tree Panel advice and their final decision on the Chelsea Road elm tree. Despite three meetings I had with them, which were headed in the right direction, they’ve still made the decision to fell.

The fact it is a very rare tree host to a rare Biodiversity Action Plan butterfly species doesn’t matter to them.

Shame on Sheffield Council

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