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Lost Sheffield trees to be replaced

May 16, 2018

The controversial two billion ‘Streets Ahead’ PFI contract says it aims to replace all the trees that have been felled within the recent weeks. Around 17,500 trees have been included in the in the contract but this is not the target. In the next five years a maximum...

Tree-felling councillor Bryan Lodge quits cabinet

May 9, 2018

  Councillor Bryan Lodge, who was leading Sheffield's problematic tree-felling programme, has quit as Cabinet member for Environment and Streetscene. He resigned from the cabinet yesterday, following a disputed two-year tenure, less than a week removed from local...

Sheffield brewery launches beer to save trees

Nov 3, 2017

A new beer was launched in Sheffield on Wednesday night in support of saving the city's trees. Sheffield based brewery Exit 33 Brewing launched the Yellow Ribbon Pale Ale at a special event in the Harlequin Pub on Nursery Street on Wednesday 1 November. From each pint...

Sheffield Brewer produces charity ale to save trees

Oct 31, 2017

A Sheffield brewer has produced a signature cask ale that will raise money for residents fighting the felling of Sheffield trees. Exit 33 Brewing, a real ale brewery, have produced ‘Yellow Ribbon’, so called because of the yellow ribbons wrapped around trees in...

Vernon Oak could be saved by Trees for Cities charity

Oct 20, 2017

The Vernon Oak could be saved as a charity group are offering to step in. The 150-year-old oak tree in Dore was due to be felled this week after Sheffield City Council wanted it removed because it was damaging the pavements. Trees for Cities, who are currently the...

Protests increase as Vernon Oak to be felled this week

Oct 17, 2017

Tree felling protests have escalated in the last few days after Sheffield City Council announced that they would fell the iconic Vernon Oak Tree this week. The council has said that the 150-year-old tree needs to be felled due to pavement damage, but campaigners argue...

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