This post, from 24 January, draws on Health and Safety professional Richard Davis’s work. Davis has uncovered health and safety violations which seem to allow for a penalty-free termination of the contract with Amey.
This post, from 21 January 2018, discusses a serious escalation in the Sheffield trees crisis: violence used on protestors, spurious arrests, and false claims about the law.
This post, from 18 January 2018, was co-written with Rebecca Hammond. It discusses a propaganda video released by Amey, in apparent cooperation with Sheffield City Council.
This post, from January 12, 2018, discusses the dead-of-night felling of branches that overhand public property.
This post, from 10 December 2017, discusses the shockingly unsafe methods being used to fell healthy trees in Sheffield.
This post (28 November 2017) discusses the use of violence on peaceful protestors, by an army of private security personnel paid for by SCC/Amey.
This post (12 December 2017) discusses the Sheffield Council’s pre-dawn raid on trees paid for by residents, decorated for Christmas, raising money for charity.
This post, from 30 November 2017, discusses private security using force on peaceful protestors.
This post (11 October 2017) argues that either the Sheffield Council has repeatedly engaged in deceptions or they are shockingly incompetent.
This post was written 1 October 2017, just after the national Labour Party came out against PFIs. It urges the local party to honour this by ending the Sheffield trees PFI.