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Drive for inclusive community in Sheffield suburb ‘will be strengthened by tree fight’

It’s been a year of headlines for the Sheffield suburb known for its leafy avenues and independent businesses. When The Star last visited in December we highlighted the beauty and diversity of Nether Edge, as well as community efforts to … Continue reading

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Autumn Conference Season 2017

Yorkshire Party: http://www.yorkshireparty.org.uk/ 2017 Summer Conference 15th July in Bridlington Liberal Democrats: https://www.libdems.org.uk/ https://www.libdems.org.uk/autumn-conference# 16 September – 19 September 2017 at the Bournemouth International Centre. Labour: http://www.labour.org.uk/ Sunday 24 September to Wednesday 27 September 2017 at the Brighton Centre. UKIP: … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council to pursue tree campaigners for damages and £150,000 legal costs

Tree campaigners fear they could be left destitute after Sheffield Council confirmed it will pursue them for more than £150,000 in legal costs and damages. Chris Burn reports. It was not exactly Gary Cooper in High Noon, but the stakes … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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Legal action against tree protesters is ‘last resort’, insists Sheffield Council

No olive branch as Sheffield tree row heads to court 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 … Continue reading

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Sheffield politician to fight her own council in court as tree felling dispute intensifies

Sheffield Council will fight one of its own elected members in court in an attempt to stop ‘unlawful’ protests against tree felling. Coun Alison Teal will appear in front of a High Court judge in Leeds on Monday to defend … Continue reading

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