News Round-up Wednesday 28th February 2018
SNOW…well you might have noticed.
There are some brilliant reports of what happened today on Thornsett Road.
Please look on this STAG FB page and Save Netheredge Trees FB Page and have a read.
Here is a very brief timeline of this morning’s events:
8:00 They came and they gritted, and gritted and gritted Thornsett Road.
8:15 Trucks left Olive Grove. We think they went for a long breakfast….
10.21 Amey Yellow Jacket Army arrives on Thornsett Road
10.22 Well wrapped up local residents and campaigners materialize through the light snow.
10:30 Darren Butt calls Social Services because kids were sledging on the pavement on a school ‘snow closure’ day. Really??!! well that’s what was reported…maybe he only threatened to call them…
10:38 Slow walk in front of Acorn Truck at top of Thornsett delays set up. Police here.
11:00 Thornsett Rd resident was (allegedly) kicked by an Amey operative.
11.05 Setting up for felling stops. Amey operative leaves with police.
Everyone stands around for a while….much chatting and texting
11:16 Excited message from a resident “Great news! Just been informed by police no felling today on Thornsett”
Everyone stands around for a while longer….much chatting and texting
11:35 Report of Amey Vehicles leaving Thornsett
11 :48 Darren Butt says no felling anywhere today.
Heavy snow now. Good call Darren.
11:51 Video on Twitter of PC Rick saying no felling in Sheffield today.
11:55 Tree Protester reports “Beast from the East defeats Amey tree felling on Thornsett!”
…..with a little help from tree friends….
Ta Da! Well done Tree Protectors!
So far on Thornsett, three days, two trees felled.
Snow and High winds forecast for tomorrow and Friday
P.S. Where can I join the Thornsett Road sledging club?