Friday, October 12, 2012

Big screen cash 'should be spent on tree planting'

See Leicester Mercury article at

Background: Some of you may be aware that I have been 'on the case' re. the tree replacement moratorium since I became aware of it a few weeks ago in the context of a diseased tree that was removed on Aylestone Road.

Today's Leicester Mercury article came about because reporter Dan Martin spotted my pertinent comments in the minutes of the last Conservation Advisory Panel (CAP) meeting, at which Sir Peter Soulsby gave a presentation on the Connecting Leicester project - see

On a more general note, it goes without saying that the Civic Society wholeheartedly supports the Connecting Leicester project - see