• The True Value of Sheffield’s Threatened Trees

    The true value of the trees around us is often overlooked, because the services they are performing for us are invisible to the naked eye. Their impact on the environment is huge, but is often not appreciated until it is gone. The Tree Charter seeks to ensure that this hidden value is recognised, and that […]

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  • At last! A chance to ‘Save our ancients’

    At last! A chance to ‘Save our ancients’   It’s official: planning policy is failing our most precious woodland habitats. Now’s the time to stop it. February’s Housing White Paper included an unexpected but very welcome intention to ‘strengthen the rules to increase the protection’ for ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees. To do […]

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  • Sheffield’s Memorial Trees

    The situation with Sheffield’s Street Trees has been well documented in recent months. Over 30 World War One memorial trees are under threat of felling in Sheffield, along with hundreds of other mature street trees. Communities across Sheffield are campaigning against this.   A Charter Branch event Crookes, Western Road & Walkley Tree Action Group […]

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  • All aboard to save a very special elm

    On a rainy Thursday in Sheffield, hundreds of local people turned out for a unique event – a chance to get up close and personal with the canopy of a magnificent street tree that they would usually pass far beneath, thanks to an open topped bus parked alongside. The tree in question is a healthy […]

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