VIDEO: Sheffield tree protester submits legal costs offer to council after breaching injunction

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A Sheffield tree campaigner who owes Sheffield Council £16,000 after three times breaching an injunction stopping people from protesting inside safety zones says the “ball is in their court” after making them a formal payment offer. Calvin Payne was due … Continue reading

BREAKING: Sheffield tree campaigners will not appeal injunction ruling

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Three Sheffield tree campaigners have decided not to appeal a High Court injunction stopping them from protesting inside safety barriers. Dave Dillner, Calvin Payne and city councillor Alison Teal must now abide by the terms of the injunction, which comes … Continue reading

Sheffield protesters considering next move after losing tree-felling High Court battle

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Protesters trying to halt a “politically controversial” street tree-felling programme in Sheffield say they are considering their next move after losing a High Court fight with council bosses. They said Sheffield City Council had spent more than £400,000 of taxpayers’ … Continue reading

Council wins court battle to stop protesters delaying Sheffield tree-felling

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Sheffield City Council bosses have won a High Court fight with protesters trying to halt a street tree-felling programme. A judge has made orders stopping people taking “unlawful direct action” preventing the “lawful” felling of roadside trees. Council bosses say … Continue reading

The Yorkshire Post says: People across Britain should watch with concern as Sheffield City Council drags protestors through court

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The ongoing saga surrounding tree-felling in Sheffield will enter its latest chapter in Leeds today as a three-day court case with potential national ramifications for local democracy begins. Sheffield Council is taking legal action against eight campaigners, including one of … Continue reading

Three-day court battle between Sheffield Council and tree campaigners begins

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Three Sheffield tree campaigners are due in court today for the start of a three day fight against the city council. The authority hopes to get an injunction against the campaigners, who it says have been protesting unlawfully against felling … Continue reading