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Latest #saveshefftrees Update – w/e 30th November 2018

Hello, A very busy week with quite a bit to update you on. Talks Update As flagged in last weeks weekly email, the STAG negotiating team held a fourth day of mediated talks with Sheffield Council on Monday. More progress

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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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Mary Marshall (Sarjeant) 1950 – 2018

by Sarah Deakin Dear Friends It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that Mary Marshall (Sarjeant) passed away peacefully in St Luke’s Hospice on Thursday 19th July following a short illness. She was 67. Many

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Final report from the Crown Court – 7th June 2018

You will by now know the verdicts in three of the four cases brought before the High Court in Sheffield this past week. But for the record, I conclude herewith my first-hand account of the trial with this summary of

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Second report from the Crown Court – 6th June 2018

It’s official: geckoing is not, repeat *not*, a legal loophole. Mr Justice Males made the point emphatically, implicitly agreeing with STAG co-chair and defendant Paul Brooke that it is a legitimate way for tree campaigners to protest without breaching the

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Honest leaders admit mistakes

Hannah Northward is studying for a Sculpture and Environmental Art degree at the Glasgow School of Art and her 2018 graduation show focusses on Sheffield street tree felling.  Entitled ‘Honest leaders admit mistakes’ she plans to exhibit the work at

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Felling healthy trees is no ‘trivial matter’ – The Star

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Crowdfunder: street trees legal fund

We are currently collecting to support the small number of campaigners who are facing court costs after cases brought by Sheffield City Council.

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