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Trees of Steel Procession – Saturday 21st October 2017

Sheffield Tree Action Groups invites you to gather on Devonshire Green this Saturday 21st October, for a rally celebrating Sheffield’s urban forest and show our appreciation for everyone who continues to defend our beautiful trees.

“Let’s make our voice the biggest, loudest, clearest it’s ever been for Sheffield City Council to hear”
Event Schedule
12 noon – Devonshire Green meet up
12.15 – Procession to Barker’s Pool
12.30 – Rally at City Hall

For full event details click here.

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Michael Gove intervenes in “bonkers” Fellings

The environment secretary, Michael Gove, visited Sheffield on Wednesday, hoping for a “decent conversation” with Sheffield Council about its felling of healthy street trees, which he has described as “bonkers”.

“The idea that because tree roots might potentially cause a kerbstone here to be slightly out of alignment or might theoretically pose a risk to someone’s mobility and therefore that justifies felling trees that have been here for generations is bonkers.”
In addition to talks with the council, he also met with green party councilor, Alison Teal, and other prominent members of the campaign.

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Reminder: Save Nether Edge Trees Public Meeting Tonight!

The Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held tonight at 8.00pm.

Location is the upstairs room at the Banner Cross Pub, 971 Ecclesall Road.

Please arrive by 7.45pm for a prompt start at 8.00pm. Thanks.

All supporters welcome

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Jeremy Corbyn To Accept Tree Petition – Sign It Today!

Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed, that he will accept in person, a petition calling on him intervene in Sheffield’s tree crisis.

It is hoped that Mr Corbyn will be able to help broker talks between Sheffield council, and those opposed to the large scale felling of healthy street trees by it’s Streets Ahead programme.

Save Nether Edge Trees would like to encourage all our supporters to sign the petition ASAP, and to encourage others to do so. Lets help get the required 7,500 signatures before the mid-October deadline. 

Sign the petition here.

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Save Nether Edge Trees Public Meeting – 25th September 2017

The next Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held on Monday 25th September at 8.00pm.

Location is the upstairs room at the Banner Cross Pub, 971 Ecclesall Road.

Please arrive by 7.45pm for a prompt start at 8.00pm. Thanks.

All supporters welcome

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Happy Birthday To Us!

Its almost 2 year since the first official Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting. Come along and join in the celebrations at The Stag, this Friday (15th September 2017).

A chance for campaigners and friends to come together, some of you may well remember the night 175 people packed the Nether Edge Bowling Club out on the 15th November 2015 when we had our first meeting, and so so much has happened since then!
But one thing this movement has done is bring the community a lot closer together, and so many folk have said they never knew they had such good neighbours living so close by, and this will be another chance to cement these friendships!
Click here for the Facebook event.

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A Guide To Lawful Peaceful Protest

In the interests of Lawful Peaceful Protest (LPP), the following document defines the terms of the injunction and explains a) What you can and cannot do, and b) What Amey, their contractors or Sheffield Council can and cannot do.

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For example, it is unlawful for protesters to enter a “safety zone”. However a “safety zone” cannot include private property*. Nor it is lawful for contractors to prevent pedestrian access to private property.

* without the owner/occupiers permission.

In the event that Amey or their contractors, deny you or any other protesters access to private property, please hand them the following document.

notice-to-contractors.pdf

Please keep copies of both these documents with you to consult and hand to others.

Lets make sure that Amey and the council keep to the law. If you witness any breaches of these laws, please record (film/photograph) evidence and report the offence to the Police as soon as possible, by telephoning 101.

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