Exclusive - Michael Gove demands end to Sheffield tree-felling
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.
Sheffield protesters to hold summertime 'Christmas lights vigil' in bid to stop trees from being felled
Tree protesters are set to hold a 'Christmas light vigil' tomorrow in a bid to save Sheffield trees they say have been famed for their 'light show' for three decades, that now face the axe as part of a council programme to remove and replace thousands of trees across the city.
Column: Do the environment a favour and get out and about on an electric bike
So what is an e-bike? Well, e-bikes come in as many variations as ordinary bikes, but the type my partner and I use for utility and leisure duties around town are essentially normal, sturdy upright bicycles built around an electric motor and battery.
Northern Lights: Unintended thoughtlessness that affects others’ lives and health
Earlier this year I wrote in this column about the development with the two universities and the Foundation Trust, of a vision strategy for South Yorkshire, which would underpin the development of devolved powers and some limited resources from government, to what has become known as the City Region. That strategy alongside the State of Sheffield report was published in February and much has happened since.