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#saveshefftrees Round Up – Tuesday March 20th 2018 – Rivelin Valley Rd Butchered

Today Rivelin Valley Road, the second longest Lime avenue in England, lost TWO of its majestic, healthy, over 100 year-old Lime trees. This avenue is situated in Paul Blomfield’s constituency who, only a week ago, said as part of a

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Secret plan to fell half of Sheffield’s street trees revealed

For years, Sheffield City Council has refused to reveal most of its 25-year contract with multinational company Amey. Now, thanks to Freedom of Information Act requests (and an intervention by the Information Commissioner when the Council refused), we know why.

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Chainsaw gang felling one 25ft cherry tree protected by 48 guards

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5483793/amp/Sheffield-trees-Chainsaw-gang-protected-police-protests.html?__twitter_impression=true

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Knife crime and burglaries rise in Sheffield; in non-response, police plan to triple numbers at…

A visitor to Dore or Nether Edge over the last two weeks would be shocked at what’s become of these peaceful residential areas. Entire streets blocked off, an imported army of private security forces in high-viz, 30-some police officers, riot

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#saveshefftrees update Thu 8th March – 2 trees felled

Daily News Round-up – March 8th 2018 It’s been a long day for a lot of people Starting messages: 5:10 am “Look out of the window. Snowing a lot in S2” 7:18 am “Good morning you lovely lot. Welfare van

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The Yorkshire Post says: Answer these questions, Chief Constable, over police response to Sheffield tree protests – Yorkshire Post

IT is this question, posed by law-abiding Sheffield residents, that goes to the core of misgivings about the number of police being deployed to enable council contractor Amey to continue the demolition of trees in the city: how, they want

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#saveshefftrees update w/e 2nd March

A quite incredible week for the campaign, one that will live long in memories. Felling news: For three days, Monday to Wednesday, around 30 police supported around 30 “yellow jackets” (private security, evidence gatherers, barrier crews and felling crews) came

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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.

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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