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Help us protect and enhance your street trees
By Joseph Coles , 10 April 2017
We have developed a Street Trees Celebration Starter Kit to help you build community relations, ensure that your trees are valued by everyone and celebrate these precious members of society.
Street Trees campaign gets backing from top experts
By Nick Sandford , 25 January 2017
,Our woods, Policy & influence
Tree experts gather in Sheffield to launch the 'Great Trees of Sheffield' competition and give their support to the campaign to save thousands of street trees from felling by Sheffield City Council.
Campaigns update: unlikely threats, Sheffield street trees and our volunteers
By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite , 14 December 2016
,Threats, Policy & influence, Volunteering
Read about some of the latest cases that the Woods Under Threat team have been facing and learn more about our wonderful campaigns volunteers as well as how you can get involved.
Dawn raids on Sheffield Street Trees
By Nick Sandford , 18 November 2016
This week I was shocked to hear the news that Sheffield City Council contractors have carried out a pre-dawn raid on Rustlings Road and removed eight mature trees. Find out more.
Every elm has its day
By Oliver Newham , 2 August 2016
We went to support the Chelsea Road elm tree, a much loved 120 year old street tree that local Sheffield residents are fighting hard to protect. The tree is scheduled for removal as part of the city’s highway maintenance program.
Sheffield’s Special Trees: Chelsea Road Elm Tree
By Oliver Newham , 14 July 2016
,Ancient trees, Threats
Despite city wide protests, thousands of mature street trees in Sheffield are facing the axe. Find out more.
High Court removes block on Sheffield Tree Massacre
By Nick Sandford , 29 March 2016
,Policy & influence
The Sheffield tree saga takes a new turn as the High Court injunction on tree felling in Sheffield has been lifted and a final judgement is expected in early April.
Sheffield Tree Massacre paused by legal challenge
By Nick Sandford , 25 February 2016
Local campaigners have gone to court to challenge mass felling of street trees by Sheffield Council as we argue that it’s a chance to pause and find a better way forward.
Hundreds rally for trees in Sheffield
By Nick Sandford , 7 December 2015
,Policy & influence
Groups across Sheffield rallied to protest the Council's felling of thousands of street trees but it was more than just a protest: it was also a celebration of trees and how important they are to local communities.
World Mental Health Day: Turning to nature for help
By Hayley Broad , 9 October 2015
,Things to see and do
Woods and trees are good for us – most of us just ‘feel’ this in our bones. But there is increasing evidence which proves woods are good for not only our physical health, but also our mental well-being too.