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‘Completely unsustainable’ – Sheffield MP calls on council contractor to halt tree felling pending further investigation

A Sheffield MP has called on council contractors to halt tree felling pending further investigation. Louise Haigh, MP for Heeley, said situation on Meersbrook Park Road is ‘completely unsustainable’ as the area becomes the latest flashpoint between tree protesters and

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Lies, Violence and Spurious Arrests in Sheffield – Jennifer Saul – Medium

Things are turning very ugly very fast in the battle to destroy the healthy trees of Sheffield. Last week we learned from BBC Radio that “new tactics” would be used against Sheffield’s tree protectors. These tactics have so far turned

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#SaveSheffTrees Update – w/e 19/01/18

Another week, another escalation by Sheffield Council and Amey. Felling and “Reasonable Force” This week began with them taking to the media announcing that they had been allowed to start using “reasonable force” to remove campaigners from blocking felling. What

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Sheffield tree campaigners believe new evidence shows controversial PFI contract could be ended for free – Yorkshire Post

Tree campaigners in Sheffield believe the city council may be able to terminate a controversial PFI contract linked to the felling of thousands of street trees free of charge. Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/sheffield-tree-campaigners-believe-new-evidence-shows-controversial-pfi-contract-could-be-ended-for-free-1-8969228

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Sheffield City Wide Street Tree Preservation Order Update

Many of you will be aware that we have been up to something with government ministers. Sadly, this time round the scheme did not work, but not for want of trying. We submitted a City wide Tree Preservation order for

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Beautiful words from a supporter’s heart

Unlike an “Arb” today, I’m going to use my words… I really am so heartbroken at what is happening on Meersbrook Park Road (S17) and around my city. These trees have not been lost; they have been taken. Taken from

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Amey and Sheffield City Council Have No Respect for Democracy by Rebecca Hammond and Jennifer Saul

Shockingly blatant propaganda video being circulated The other day (15th January) Amey PLC published a little video on their YouTube account under the title “The protesters have no respect for democracy”. You won’t find it by searching Amey’s YouTube page: you

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