Sheffield tree-felling work paused after violent clashes

Tree-felling has been paused in the wake of violent clashes between workers and protesters in Sheffield.

Council contractor Amey said work at Meersbrook Park Road would be paused for a “few days” to re-evaluate the safety of its stewards.

Police are investigating after both campaigners and workers claimed they had been assaulted on Monday.

The firm is removing damaged trees as part of a £2bn scheme but campaigners say some of them are healthy.

Read on… .bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englandhttp://www-south-yorkshire-42816725

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