More Sheffield tree felling contempt charges proven

A campaigner has been found in contempt of court for flouting an injunction in a bid to stop trees being felled.

Calvin Payne, 44, breached the High Court order by twice stepping inside “safety zones” erected around trees due to be cut down in Sheffield.

On Friday, he was found in contempt of court over a Facebook post that encouraged others to breach the order imposed to stop direct action against tree felling in the city.

He is due to be sentenced on Friday.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-41821463

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