Violence used on peaceful protestors in Sheffield | HuffPost

 On 28 November, the Sheffield council showed us the lengths it will go to in its determination to fell healthy trees that cause small disruptions in pavement. The day began strangely, and ended horribly. At one in the morning, residents were awakened by the loud clattering noise, as barriers began being erected around threatened trees. Though the early morning hours, barriers appeared across the city, most in places with no parking restrictions, and no notice of works taking place. In many cases, these blocked access to private property, without warning or owner’s permission. (This could have caused very serious harm if there had been an emergency.)….. More here:

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