Michael Gove demands end to Sheffield tree-felling programme

Michael Gove demands end to Sheffield tree-felling programme

Michael Gove calls for end to Sheffield tree felling scheme

Michael Gove has intervened in a long-running battle to try to stop a controversial tree-felling programme in Sheffield. A number of Sheffield residents have been arrested trying to protect some of the 6,000 trees that face being chopped down as part

IT is both paradoxical and perverse that such a controversial tree-felling programme should be taking place in Sheffield when it prides and promotes itself as being the UK's premier 'outdoor city'. Local residents have said so. The Yorkshire Post – and …
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has called for an end to Sheffield's controversial tree felling programme. In a letter to council leader Julie Dore, the Conservative politician said the Labour-run authority's actions were of "grave concern … . 10 August 2017 Environment Secretary Michael Gove has written to Sheffield City Council calling on it to end the tree-felling programme that forms part of the authority's roads PFI contract. To continue reading this story, please log-in at the top …

CHEERFUL yellow ribbons are wrapped round tree trunks on Ladysmith Avenue in a well-to-do suburb of Sheffield. But the decoration is for a wake, not a party. The ribbons are a colourful reminder by protesters that ten of the 11 lime trees on the avenue

Nick Clegg really didn't get on that well with Michael Gove when they served in the Cabinet together and Gove's position as a key Brexiteer merely exacerbated the antipathy between them. There was even less love lost between Nick and Gove's former

Sheffield Council has claimed stopping their controversial programme of tree-felling would be “morally reprehensible” in a furious response to Environment Secretary Michael Gove. Mr Gove wrote to council leader Julie Dore and chief executive John

Michael Gove has waded into the long-running dispute over the felling of street trees in Sheffield, telling the council to "listen to the people" and end the programme or risk damaging "our children's rightful inheritance". The Environment Secretary's …

A poster attached to a mature elm tree in Sheffield, one of 6,000 facing the chainsaw. Photograph: Alamy. Sheffield. Michael Gove demands end to Sheffield tree-felling programme. City council accuses environment secretary of 'ill-informed whims' that. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has made an extraordinary intervention in the Sheffield tree-felling saga, writing to council leader Julie Dore and chief executive John Mothersole to demand an end to the controversial programme. In a letter seen by …

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