Sheffield councillor arrested at tree felling protest

A Sheffield councillor has been arrested at a tree felling protest today.

Councillor Alison Teal, who represents the Green Party in the Nether Edge ward, was one of seven protesters arrested at a demonstration on Chippinghouse Road, Nether Edge.

Police officers arrested the councillor along with three other women and three men.

Sheffield Council contractors arrived on Chippinghouse Road this morning to fell trees as part of a city-wide road and pavement improvement scheme.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/sheffield-councillor-arrested-at-tree-felling-protest-1-8373720

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