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Doncaster Council accused of going back on their word over tree-felling

Green campaigners accuse Doncaster Council of going back on their word after tree-felling incident in Cantley. Campaigner Kate Needham says that she received a call from a resident in Cantley that workmen were chopping the cherry tree down close by her house on Willow Avenue – contrary to the new street tree policy. The new […]

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Conservative councillor defects in Doncaster

Doncaster Conservative Councillor Jonathan Wood has today defected to the Green Party. Councillor Wood who has been a Councillor representing the rural Sprotborough Ward for the last twelve years. Councillor Wood said, “I’m proud to be a new member for the Green Party. For some time, it has been clear to me that the interests […]

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Tree campaigners accuse council of misleading the public over trees

Tree campaigners accuse Councillor Joe Blackham of misleading the public following statement yesterday regarding the felling of trees on Middlefield Road, in Bessacarr. So far, 60 healthy street trees along the road have been felled with only four remaining. Campaigners have said they would continue to peacefully protest and adhere to Covid-19 guidelines. Councillor Douglas […]

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Greens call on Doncaster Council to not repeat Sheffield’s mistakes and ditch tree felling programme

The Green Party has criticised Doncaster Council for the timing of the controversial decision to fell ‘healthy and mature lime trees’ on Middlefield Road in Bessacarr. Kate Needham, a Green Party campaigner has said, “This is not only bad for our environment, but offers poor value for money for taxpayers here in Doncaster. “Doncaster Council […]

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