Photographs: before and after

‘Solastalgia’ is a little-used word, but many Sheffield people know it’s meaning: ‘The pain arising from seeing a loved landscape changed irrevocably around you.’  If you have images you would like to share then please send them to

Withens Avenue, Hillsborough

Hollythorpe Road, Norton Lees

This lovely ash tree was entered in the Great Trees of Sheffield 2017 competition – sadly it has now been felled. Photo: Jo Stefanski

Rustlings Road, Hunter’s Bar



Abbeyfield Road, Pitsmoor

Edmund Road, near Bramhall Lane

Humphrey Road, Greenhill

Lees Hall Road, Norton Lees

The changed view from a front room

Cemetery Avenue, Hillsborough

cemetery avenue 2008

cemetery avenue 2015

Hawksley Avenue, Hillsborough

hawksley avenue, hillsborough

Vainor Road, Wadsley

Outside the Fire Station, Rivelin Valley Road

Sackville Road, Crookes

The Felling – An Epic Tale of People Power

Innocent protest to save Sheffield’s healthy street trees turns into a nightmare, as a small group of brave suburbanites take on their Council, the police and a multinational corporation.

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.

Heartwood TiCL trail

Walk the Heartwood Trail and find Robert Macfarlane’s beautiful charms against harm hung from some of Sheffield’s threatened Street Trees. Designed by Jackie Morris.

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