Campaigners ready to show anger at Sheffield tree fellings during hearse-led ‘funeral’ procession

Tree campaigners will join for a ‘funeral’ procession through Sheffield city centre ahead of a rally this weekend. People opposed to the council’s street tree felling and replacement programme will make their feelings known from midday, when they gather at Devonshire Green

Led by a hearse to symbolise the thousands of trees already cut down as part of the Streets Ahead programme, campaigners will march to Barker’s Pool where they will hold a rally. Representatives from charities such as the Woodland Trust, academics and arboriculturalists will speak at an event designed to show the continuing opposition to the council’s plans.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/campaigners-ready-to-show-anger-at-sheffield-tree-fellings-during-hearse-led-funeral-procession-1-8815862

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