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The Daily Mail steps in for the street tree debate….

The Daily Mail steps in for the street tree debate…. Read on: Please pass on to others…….Thanks.

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What’s in a name part 2

What’s in a name? Part 2 – article from Smallwoods Spring 2017 Issue 66 A short guide to woodland place-names: SDS-5210-Ko17040716001

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Congratulations to Rob McBride and the Brimmon Oak campaigners

Congratulations to the Brimmon Oak campaigners The Brimmon Oak has been voted runner up in the European Tree of the Year contest 2017. The Welsh entry received 16,203 votes, so was not far behind the winning Polish tree which got … Continue reading

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More hedgehog action from Ray Sykes’ garden!

Spring is in the air!!!! More hedgehog action from Ray Sykes’ garden!  

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More on the street trees debacle and an overview of some national issues and the emerging crisis:

More on the street trees debacle and an overview of some national issues and the emerging crisis: From Dean Kirby in tomorrow’s (Saturday’s) i newspaper  https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/environment/revealed-suburban-trees-felled-rate-58-day/ https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/environment/battle-save-trees-sheffield-britains-greenest-city/ https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/environment/urban-trees-councils-say-replacing-felled/ Please circulate as widely as possible. Thanks. Ian

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Quiet flows the River Don……

Quiet flows the River Don……and the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal, with kingfishers and figs along the way with BBC Radio 3: Sheffield Canal Basin with our host below……. Our barge and the team from BBC Radio 3 ………….David Bramwell and … Continue reading

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Proposed ban on migrant birds A leaked report commissioned by UKIP has caused a stir amongst bird-watchers

Proposed ban on migrant birds A leaked report commissioned by UKIP has caused a stir amongst bird-watchers. The document titled ‘Euro birds steal our nuts’ was researched by the Eurosceptic Wildlife Think-Tank ‘British Ornithological Nature Knowledge European Research Service’ has … Continue reading

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