Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas comes to Sheffield …………

Christmas comes to Sheffield …………  

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For those last minute Christmas gifts……..!

New out!!!!!!!!

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A Christmas carol……

Celebrating Yorkshire’s Coast & Country A little Christmas cheer……..! Many of our oldest and most cherished Christmas customs are neither so traditional (in some cases), or ‘Christmasy’ (in others), as we might think. Most of the cults of greenery such … Continue reading

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Tree of the Year – watch tonight!!!!!

The Crowhurst yew from Julian’s book Message from author Julian Hight Hi! If you’ve got nothing better to do, you might want to tune into the Woodland Trust’s ‘Tree of the Year’ competition, to be screened on Saturday night TV, … Continue reading

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Well done Peak Park as illegal developer prosecuted for damage to ancient woodland

Well done Peak Park as illegal developer prosecuted for damage to ancient woodland According to the Sheffield Star newspaper, the Peak District National Park authority successful took a case to court against developer Mark Boulby. This gentleman apparently cleared a … Continue reading

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Guardian newspaper reports from the Sheffield front line……

Nazia Parveen North of England correspondent Thursday 8 December 2016 09.45 GMT Photograph: Gary Calton for the Observer Sadness in Rustlings Road, Sheffield, where the contractor Amey felled a number of trees before dawn. Sheffield Council leader ignores calls to resign over 5am … Continue reading

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Sheffield Street Trees – commentary from Rob McBride – The Tree Hunter

Sheffield Street Trees – commentary from Rob McBride – The Tree Hunter [WARNING – SOME BAD LANGUAGE!]

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More Guardian coverage of Sheffield street tree issues

Firstly, a feature on the arrests of the tree protestors: Secondly, a robust editorial on the street tree protest issues: This includes sensible comments on the impacts of austerity – for more information, see also, my recent book ‘ The … Continue reading

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Sheffield’s War memorial trees under threat……..read on

The Western Road commemorative trees in Sheffield – from the Guardian This issue was first brought to my attention in September 2015 by Robin Ridley, (formerly of South Yorkshire Forest and now working with the Woodland Trust), ‘We have 52 … Continue reading

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