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Paul McNamee: Pay attention because the roots spread to us all | The Big Issue

https://www.bigissue.com/opinion/paul-mcnamee-pay-attention-because-the-roots-spread-to-us-all/

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Latest #saveshefftrees Update – w/e 20th April 2018

Hello, Mediated Talks (ish!): It has been quite a hectic week despite the pause in felling. You may have seen that STAG invited Sheffield Council, Amey, and South Yorkshire Police to open talks, having booked a room at Kenwood Hall,

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Police spent £47,000 on overtime for Sheffield tree-felling operations in one month

South Yorkshire Police has revealed it spent £47,000 on overtime in just one month as it sent dozens of extra officers to tree-felling operations in Sheffield – as the only protester to be charged so far during that time said

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Sheffield council pauses tree-felling scheme after criticism | UK news | The Guardian

Sheffield city council has announced an immediate pause of its controversial tree-felling scheme after a barrage of criticism. Thousands of trees assessed as dead, dying, dangerous or diseased have been cut down under a £2bn project to improve the condition

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Woman with pink recorder arrested over Sheffield tree felling protest | UK news | The Guardian

Protester with broken arm was among 40 ‘tree protectors’ who failed to stop felling of an old lime tree. A newly ordained vicar armed with a tambourine and a woman with a broken arm and a pink glittery recorder are

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Lord Scriven demands answers from South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable over city’s tree-felling works

Former Sheffield Council leader Paul Scriven has written back to the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police and warned him he was willing to refer him to the police complaints watchdog over the force’s handling of the controversial tree felling

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Pruning to Kill – Chelsea Elm 12th Feb 2018

Tense standoff expected as Sheffield Council come to severely prune rare elm tree, ahead of felling it Date: 11/02/18 CONTACT: Paul Selby – 07973 228365; selbypaul@hotmail.com This Monday 12th February, Sheffield Council intend to attack a rare and competition winning

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