Sheffield Council will fight one of its own elected members in court in an attempt to stop ‘unlawful’ protests against tree felling.
Coun Alison Teal will appear in front of a High Court judge in Leeds on Monday to defend herself against injunction proceedings launched by her own authority.
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Legal action against tree protesters is ‘last resort’, insists Sheffield Council
Sheffield Council has insisted it is taking campaigners to court as a ‘last resort’.
Nine people will appear before a High Court judge in Leeds on Monday faced with the prospect of being placed under injunctions brought by the authority.
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