Fight to save rare elm could take Sheffield tree campaigners to court once more – The Star

Sheffield tree campaigners could take their fight to save a rare elm from the chainsaw to court. The city council has decided to fell the 120-year-old Huntingdon elm on the corner of Chelsea Road and Union Road in Nether Edge, despite repeated pleas for it to be retained. It is home to a colony of rare white-letter hairstreak butterflies, and is one of few across the country to survive an outbreak of Dutch elm disease.

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