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#SaveSheffTrees Update – w/e 26/01/18

Felling: First the good news, not a single street tree was felled in Sheffield last week. The reason for this is the hugely brave efforts of campaigners on Meersbrook Park Road. Violence: On Monday they were subjected to the worst

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Sheffield tree-felling work to resume after ‘pause’ following assault allegations – Yorkshire Post

Controversial tree-felling work on a Sheffield street will restart next week after being ‘paused’ following clashes between security staff and protesters. Amey, which is carrying out the removal and replacement of thousands of street trees in the city on behalf

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Sheffield City Council Could End the Trees PFI – Jennifer Saul – Medium

The PFI contract between Sheffield City Council and Amey, a Spanish multinational corporation, is a disaster. The public have not been allowed to see this 25-year contract to maintain Sheffield streets, pavements and trees, but we have been able to

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Formal Complaint against Sheffield City Council – Discrepancies in Contract Data & Payments

Email dated 17 January 2018 To: Cllr Julie Dore Leader of Sheffield City Council Cc Cllr Alison Teal Cllr Cliff Woodcraft Sheffield Star News Desk Dear Councillor Dore Formal Complaint against Sheffield City Council You will be aware that I

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Sheffield council votes to fell trees planted in memory of war dead | UK news | The Guardian

Patrick Barkham “Sheffield council claim it will cost £500,000 to “save” 41 war memorial trees. They are either (a) imbeciles to accept such an extortionate quote or (b) liars. Which is it?” https://t.co/YWTf2SIDUS https://amp.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/14/sheffield-council-votes-fell-trees-planted-memory-war-dead?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true

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Trees planted in memory of WW1 heroes to be cut down | Daily Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5153507/Trees-planted-memory-WW1-heroes-cut-down.html

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Column: Campaigners will continue to fight for their trees and their festive lights – Sheffield Telegraph

https://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/opinion/column-campaigners-will-continue-to-fight-for-their-trees-and-their-festive-lights-1-8895379

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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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