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Tree survey results 'unreliable', say Sheffield campaigners

Tree campaigners have accused Sheffield Council of using 'unreliable' survey results to justify tree felling.
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PICTURES: Sanctuary for the Peak District’s mountain blackbird

Getting ready for the return of the ring ouzel amidst the climbers.

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The site of the old Castle Market, under which the River Sheaf flows.

Grant will help Sheffield river see daylight for first time 'in a century'

The Environment Agency has given Sheffield Council £50,000 to help uncover a city centre river.

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Streets Ahead contractors in Western Road.

Sheffield Council lays new pavement around war memorial trees

New paving has been laid around a street of war memorial trees in Sheffield.
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Tree campaigners ring Sheffield Town Hall.

Call for Sheffield Council to reveal more of Streets Ahead contract

Sheffield tree campaigners have called on the city council to publish more of the Streets Ahead contract.
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Barry and Claudette White in Larch Hill.

Support for Sheffield tree felling as council releases survey data

Residents of a Sheffield neighbourhood have come out in support of tree felling in the city.
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Santiago, left, with Sanday and Gordon

Special Report: Getting back to nature on a trek with valley’s alpacas

The Holly Hagg forest garden and community growing project has started offering walks along the Rivelin Valley with its alpaca herd - and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

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Tree felling in Rustlings Road, Sheffield.

Tree campaigners to sue police over arrests

Campaigners arrested during protests against tree-felling in Sheffield are to take legal action South Yorkshire Police.

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Tree protesters are led away from felling in Chippinghouse Road by police.

Tree protesters to challenge South Yorkshire Police in court over arrests

Tree campaigners arrested while protesting in Sheffield plan to take South Yorkshire Police to court.
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A soldier stands guard at one of the trees

Soldiers march through streets of Sheffield for centenary of war memorial trees

Nine soldiers marched through the streets of Sheffield to mark the centenary of some of the city's war memorial trees.
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PICTURES-Special Report: How remote working gives Dark Peak a bright future

“Here we are,” said Steve Lindop, parking his Land Rover carefully in the middle of nowhere. “Land’s End, Howden Moors. One of the most remote sites in England.”

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Junction 33 of the M1 at Catcliffe.

Plan revealed for Sheffield/Rotherham M1 service station 10 miles from Smithy Wood site

A second developer has revealed plans to build a service station on the M1 between Sheffield and Rotherham.
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Navigation for Women tutor Clare Kelly (right) pointing out landmarks to Carol Hartley and her dog Max

Feature: How women of the hills navigate the Peaks

Who wants to wrestle a sheet of flapping paper in a moorland gale nowadays?

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Protest signs on the Western Road trees.

Call for 'soldiers' to march in support of Sheffield war memorial trees

Tree campaigners have issued a call to arms for an event to raise awareness of living war memorials.

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Streets Ahead contractors explore the roots of trees in Western Road, Crookes. Campaigners are fighting to save those due to be felled as they are war memorials.

Tree-planting cause ‘fed false information’

The council is to hold talks with an environmental charity that has pulled out of developing projects in Sheffield after expressing ‘deep concerns’ over tree-felling.

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Beth Robinson and Rachel Clark have cycled over 3000km to raise money for a compost loo for the SAGE Greenfingers site at Grimesthorpe Allotments. Picture: Andrew Roe

The Big Challenge: Rebuilding the world by acting local

“Sheffield is uniquely-placed environmentally speaking, with parts of the Peak District being in the city boundaries - and of course that has a huge influence on the city,” said Sara Hill.

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Streets Ahead workers in Western Road, Crookes.

Council begins digging under Sheffield war memorial trees

Streets Ahead workers have begun work to see where the roots of a street of war memorial trees have spread.

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Prospect Farm.

Decision on biomass boiler at Sheffield farm delayed

Councillors will visit a farm to see the site of a proposed biomass boiler for themselves.

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Tree felling.

Tree protesters 'influenced charity with incorrect information', claims Sheffield councillor

A Sheffield councillor has accused a charity of basing a decision to stop working with the authority on 'erroneous' information.
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Lord Mayor of Sheffield Denise Fox begins an 'urban woodland' project at Hollinsend Cricket Club in Sheffield in January 2017, working with Trees for Cities.

Tree charity to stop working with Sheffield Council until felling 'suspended'

An environmental charity says it will stop working with Sheffield Council while the authority carries on felling trees.

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