More Guardian coverage of Sheffield street tree issues

Firstly, a feature on the arrests of the tree protestors:

guardian-on-tree-protests-friday-2-december-2016

Secondly, a robust editorial on the street tree protest issues:

guardian-street-trees-editorial-friday-2nd-december-2016

This includes sensible comments on the impacts of austerity – for more information, see also, my recent book ‘ The Rise & Fall of Countryside Management ‘.

 

Ian

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One Response to More Guardian coverage of Sheffield street tree issues

  1. Technotronic says:

    THE GUARDIAN
    “Sheffield council urged to drop plans to fell war memorial trees”
    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/30/sheffield-council-urged-to-drop-plans-to-fell-war-memorial-trees
    __________________________________________________

    In a Witness Statement to the Court of Appeal (Civil Division: case ref: C1/2016/1819), dated 15th June, 2016, Simon Green (SCC’s Executive Director for the “Place” portfolio, to which the Planning and Highways departments report) informed:

    “MR CAULFIELD RECENTLY LEFT SCC TO TAKE UP A NEW POST”.

    THIS HAS NOT BEEN PUBLICISED.

    THE DISGRACED STEVE ROBINSON IS NOW AGAIN RESPONSIBLE FOR
    HIGHWAY TREES.
    http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/we-re-not-interested-sheffield-council-boss-caught-on-tape-slamming-residents-petition-1-7498593

    http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/listen-sheffield-council-sorry-after-highways-chief-s-views-on-tree-felling-recorded-1-7498357

    http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/trees-new-council-chief-to-lead-sheffield-felling-confirmed-after-secret-recording-apology-1-7530838

    ‘Furious’ residents slam plans to axe WWI memorial trees in Sheffield:
    http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/furious-residents-slam-plans-to-axe-wwi-memorial-trees-in-sheffield-1-8254745

    ‘Urgent’ campaign to save Sheffield war memorial trees”:
    http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/urgent-campaign-to-save-sheffield-war-memorial-trees-1-8265367
    ________________________________________________

    Source:
    https://www.stocksbridgecommunity.org/sites/default/files/files/6Ds_SCC%20%26%20AMEY%20HIGHWAYS%20INFRASTRUCTURE%20ASSESSMENT%20CRITERIA%20-%20LICENCE%20TO%20KILL_1.pdf

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