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What does the new Injunction mean?

by Paul Brooke, STAG co-chair. From the outset the legal advice to us was that the Council would be able to make an area around a tree to be felled subject to the Injunction and that the Persons Unknown definition

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Injunction renewal hearing – 12th July 2018

SHEFFIELD HIGH COURT, 12 July 2018 report by Sheldon Hall New readers start here: On 21 June, thirteen tree campaigners were sent letters by Sheffield City Council, asking them to sign an undertaking based on a reworked version of the

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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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Posted in Blog, Healthy Felling, News

#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 Wed 28th Feb – snow and no felling

News Round-up Wednesday 28th February 2018 SNOW…well you might have noticed. There are some brilliant reports of what happened today on Thornsett Road. Please look on this STAG FB page and Save Netheredge Trees FB Page and have a read.

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The day I became a gecko and hugged a bunny who became a squirrel (a Sheffield tale)

The day I became a gecko and hugged a bunny who became a squirrel (a Sheffield tale) Today I spent about a half hour hugging a masked stranger over a wall, while four burly security guards attempted to pull me

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#SaveSheffTrees Update – w/e 02/02/18

Felling Pause: As we write this on a Sunday, it has now been 13 days since an attempted felling on a street anywhere in Sheffield! Labour Party waking up to campaign: The divisions within the Labour Party ranks really are

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Important post-court case information

Terms of Injunction From Sheffield City Council: “Following the Judge’s judgement this week, could you please inform your supporters by social media prior to August 23 2017 that the council will continue to view STAG & protesters’ social media postings

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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.