Writer Robert Macfarlane took part in the campaign, writing a poem for the protestors.
The tree felling is part of Streets Ahead, a five-year project being carried out by contractors Amey as part of Sheffield City Council's £2bn road improvement works. The future of specific trees in Nether Edge has been a high profile issue here since Autumn when NENG issued the following statement and used November's Edge magazine to invite views from locals. Dec 01, Campaigners prevent tree felling in Nether Edge after protests at Sheffield’s Magistrates’ Court.
‘Save Our Trees’ campaigners prevented a tree being felled in Nether Edge this morning, just hours after two of them appeared in court over an earlier protest in the same part of the city. Protesters were alerted to today’s incident when a resident spotted contractors felling a tree on Raven Road, Nether bushfalling.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Nether Edge and Sharrow Sustainable Transformation (NESST) was formed in lateon the basis of foundations built in the previous four years, by a predecessor group, called Save Nether Edge Trees (SNET). SNET itself was formed in Septemberwhen large numbers of street trees in Nether Edge and Carter Knowle were listed for felling. Nov 25, Rustling Road Tree Felling. November 25, We understand that Rustling Road’s tree felling caused many lakewood ranch tree removal. We have raised our concerns with Council Leader and Cllr Bryan Lodge.
We are very glad to share this with you today; Councillor Bryan Lodge, Cabinet Member for Environment at Sheffield City Council, said:Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Oct 15, Tree protests on Kenwood Road in the Nether Edge area of Sheffield. A protester is forcefully removed from under a contractor's truck after stopping felling from taking place.
Picture Scott Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Jul 28, Campaigners boarded the bus to get a closer look at the mature elm tree in Nether Edge, under threat of felling by Sheffield City Council. They said it also gave them chance to see a rare white Estimated Reading Time: 50 secs. Oct 27, Alison Teal, the councillor for Nether Edge and Sharrow, The council, along with Amey, the outsourcing company given a £bn PFI deal to carry out the tree felling, has been heavily Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.