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Out of Common Ground, Enemies and Trees: on Sheffield Street Tree Festival

September, autumn is setting in, and I’m driving from Devon to Nether Edge in Sheffield to learn about one of the most outstanding environmental stories of our time. The Sheffield Street Tree Festival is a perfect reason and excuse to

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STAG Steering Group meeting: 11th September 2018

1. Finances Update 1.1 Chris gave an update on the state of STAG finances. 1.2 There was a brief discussion about whether we should use this opportunity to pay off any loans outstanding. However Chris confirmed that all the individuals

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Talks Update – joint press statement

Joint statement from Chris Rust and Paul Brooke, Co-Chairs of STAG and Councillor Lewis Dagnall, Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Streetscene: “Representatives of Sheffield City Council and STAG have agreed to mediated talks, conducted by the Centre

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Update on Tree Talks

STAG Steering Group has been working with Cllr Lewis Dagnall on arrangements for the long awaited ‘talks’ and we can now confirm the details. The Bishop of Sheffield will chair a process of talks that will be independently facilitated by

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STAG Steering Group meeting: 28th August 2018

1. Notification Process for Urgent Fellings 1.1 Process still hit and miss. Earlier notification would be better than the current one or two days. 1.2 Specific problem identified with a tree in Wadsley with a sign for felling from 17th

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STAG Steering Group meeting: 31st July 2018

1. Funding Position 1.1 Chris summarised the latest position, having sent round the details a few days earlier. 1.2 There was discussion about which order various costs and demands should be paid. Options were agreed. 2. Discussions with the Council

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Sheffield Council ‘has no obligation to axe 17,500 trees despite contract payment’ – Yorkshire Post

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/sheffield-council-has-no-obligation-to-axe-17-500-trees-despite-contract-payment-1-9318854

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