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Save Nether Edge Trees Supporters’ Meeting – 25th February 2019

The next Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held on Monday 25th February 2019 at 8.00pm.

Location: Kenwood Hall Hotel, Kenwood Road, Nether Edge.

Hope to see plenty of you there.

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

Many thanks for your continued support

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Amey Tree Inspections Commence

From Tuesday the 15th, Amey are to start their onsite assessment/investigation of the 45 trees that the Council agreed to re-investigate, as part of it’s new proposal. 

The joint tree inspections agreed to in the recent mediated talks are due to start next week, and we really need supporters to come along bare witness in a calm and peaceful manner.

Let us show the council that support for the campaign hasn’t gone away during the pause in felling, and that their conduct is being watched. The council must be shown that any attempt to fell healthy trees, would still draw mass gatherings of supporters, and much negative publicity. 

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Reminder: Save Nether Edge Trees Supporters’ Meeting – 7th January 2019

The next Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held on Monday 7th January 2019 at 8.00pm.

The is your chance to discuss the council’s proposal.

Please note the location
Terrace Room, Kenwood Hall Hotel, Kenwood Road, Nether Edge.

Hope to see plenty of you there.

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

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Save Nether Edge Trees Supporters’ Meeting – 7th January 2019

The next Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held on Monday 7th January 2019 at 8.00pm.

The is your chance to discuss the council’s proposal.

Please note the location
Terrace Room, Kenwood Hall Hotel, Kenwood Road, Nether Edge.

Hope to see plenty of you there.

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

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Mediated Talks Proposal Released

Following the recent talks between Sheffield Council and Sheffield Tree Action Groups (STAG) representatives, the council has released a formal proposal, which consists of a revised list of trees they still believe need to be felled.

Of the 305 threatened street trees not yet fell, 57% of them are still marked for the chop.

27% will be indefinitely retained. 
(saved)
16% are likely to be retained, subject to some final joint review. 
(probably saved)
20% are still due to be felled during 2019, subject to final review. 
(likely to be felled imminently)
37% are still be felled in a phased approach, over the period of 2020 to 2028. Again, subject to final review. 
(likely to felled in the future)

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Save Nether Edge Trees Supporters’ Meeting – 26th November 2018

The next Save Nether Edge Trees public meeting will be held on Monday 26th November 2018 at 8.00pm.

Includes “Why we are heading for extinction and what to do about it”, a talk by long term Sheffield street tree campaigner Graham Wroe

Please note the location
Terrace Room, Kenwood Hall Hotel, Kenwood Road, Nether Edge.

Hope to see plenty of you there.

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

Many thanks for your continued support

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War Memorial Trees Saved!

Good news! As a result of STAG’s negotiations with Sheffield Council, 32 of the 35 threatened War Memorial Trees have been saved.  

“In this, the week of Remembrance Day, I am confirming that we have developed a plan to retain 32 of the 35 war memorial trees that were originally earmarked for replacement.”

Councillor Lewis Dagnall

The remaining three, which are reportedly too diseased to retain, are currently being independently investigated.

The talks with the council are still ongoing, but the negotiating team requested that the news be announced prior to Armistice Day on the 11th November.

Read the councils release here.

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