Yesterday the high court set a date for hearing the council’s injunction request, as next Wednesday (July 26th). This means we have little more than a week to raise as much money as we can. High court is an expensive business, and large organisations rely on that fact to bully the little guy.
The council will be seeking to apply this injunction not just to those who are represented in court, but also to ‘persons unknown‘. This means you! You may have never crossed a barrier, and yet the council is pursuing you in the courts! This goes beyond the tree debate. This threatens your right to stand up for your beliefs, whatever they are.
If the injunction requested by the council is granted…
- No one will no longer be able to cross the barrier and protect your threatened trees.
- We would only be allowed to stand outside the barriers and watch as they cut down perfectly healthy trees.
- With nothing to stop the felling crews our trees will soon be gone.
- The character of Sheffield will be changed for at least a generation.
If everybody that has visited this website or read this tweet gave just £2, we could raise enough to defend our right to protest in court.
If due to work or other commitments, you’re unable to help defend your trees, help defend those who can. Without these funds, it could all be over.
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