Residents oppose tree removal

Newstead residents opposed to the removal of two established oak trees from a private local property made their objections clear this week after steps were taken to cut down the two oaks pictured. Photo: Eve Lamb

Newstead residents are outraged after steps were taken this week to remove two established oak trees from a private local property.
On Wednesday morning police were called after a tree lopping service arrived on site at the Canrobert Road rental property.
Outraged locals – including the property tenant – quickly gathered on site at the residential rental to make their opposition known in an effort to stop the trees being cut down.
Among those objecting were close neighbours and also the property rental tenant Denis Miller who said he did not want to see the two established oak trees go.
“I’m pissed off that we’re losing a tree which I value considerably,” said Mr Miller who has leased the property for about six years. Get the full story in today’s Mail…

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.