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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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Hundreds call for Jeremy Corbyn to intervene in Sheffield tree-felling row

More than 1,600 people have signed a petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn to intervene in the Sheffield tree-felling saga. Campaigners are appealing for Mr Corbyn to “mediate” in the ongoing row over the felling of thousands of trees being carried … Continue reading

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Council admits costs of Sheffield tree protests should fall on PFI firm – not taxpayers

Sheffield Council has admitted the controversial contract being used to fell thousands of trees in the city states the authority is not liable for extra costs caused by protesters – days after it was claimed the actions of campaigners had … Continue reading

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Tree campaigners demonstrate outside Sheffield highways depot as injunction begins

Sheffield tree campaigners have marked the first day of an injunction against them with a protest outside a highways depot. A group gathered outside Olive Grove in Heeley, where Amey’s tree crews are based, early this morning to demonstrate their … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Sheffield tree campaigners will not appeal injunction ruling

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

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Sheffield Council claims it may have to pay ‘millions’ if 500 trees not axed by New Year

Sheffield Council has said it may have to pay millions of pounds in penalty charges if it does not remove 500 trees from city streets by New Year. The council has warned it faces “catastrophic financial consequences” if the work … 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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