Bishop to chair talks to resolve Sheffield’s street tree stand-off

Talks are set to take place to discuss the future of Sheffield’s street trees, to be chaired by the Bishop of Sheffield.
Sheffield Tree Action Group (STAG) has announced the talks, set to take place between activists, Sheffield City Council and their contractor AMEY later this month.
Bishop of Sheffield Pete Wilcox will chair the meeting, STAG have said.

The move comes following letters between the group and Councillor Lewis Dagnall, cabinet member for environment and street scene at the authority.

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Council set for Sheffield tree campaigner talks

Anti-tree felling campaigners have agreed to hold talks with Sheffield City Council and its contractors about the future of the city’s street trees.

Thousands of trees have been cut down under the council’s tree-felling and replacement programme.

Sheffield Tree Action Group (STAG) said the talks were due to be chaired by the Bishop of Sheffield, Pete Wilcox.

Councillor Lewis Dagnall said he hoped to reach a resolution to “benefit the city for generations to come”.


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