Protecting Roadside Trees

Certain roadside trees are being felled as part of the Streets Ahead contract to resurface Sheffield’s roads and pavements. Many local residents feel they aren’t being listened to by Sheffield Council.

Local Green councillors have called for a Sheffield Tree Strategy, including better quality control, proper consultation and an insight into the Council’s contract with Amey. Residents’ group Save Nether Edge Trees is pressing the council for more i n fo rm a ti o n .

Many local Green activists have been involved in campaigns to safeguard 


Alison Teal said “Labour isn’t listening to people

Alison Teal said “The Labour-led council isn’t listening enough to residents and expert groups”.
Local Greens are also liaising with residents to press Amey to maintain specific trees better, eg on Barkers Road .
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