Archive for the 'trees' Category

Giant leylandii in suburban front garden incense neighbours – The Guardian

“Plymouth residents have complained to the council about the 10-metre trees outside David Alvand’s home.”

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The Guardian, 6th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Couple fined £2,000 for hedge infringement – The Independent

“A  couple have been fined £2,000 for allowing their garden hedges to grow too tall.”

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The Independent, 26th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Judge takes 12,000 words to define a tree – Daily Telegraph

“A High Court judge, Mr Justice Cranston, has taken 12,000 words to answer the question: What is a tree?”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th February 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Couple taken to court for pruning ‘dangerous’ trees – Daily Telegraph

“An elderly couple were taken to court by their local council for pruning trees behind their home.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th January 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Rockall v Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – WLR Daily

Rockall v Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; [2008] WLR (D) 227

“It was not possible for the court to provide an all-embracing test of what constituted a ‘garden’ in the context of the Forestry Act 1967. To attempt to do so might impede the flexibility inherent in the statute by imposing too rigorous a straitjacket. In determining whether or not land constituted a garden, it was important to have regard to use of the land by the occupier as well as its appearance and condition.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Feel free to run wild in your garden, says judge – The Times

“What constitutes a garden and gardening has been redefined by a judge who ruled that chopping down a swath of trees can count as weeding rather than forestry.”

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The Times, 5th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Plans to check safety of all garden trees will cost homeowners dear – The Times

“Homeowners face having to pay a specialist to inspect their trees under a safety regime drawn up by one of Britain’s most respected watchdogs.”

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The Times, 20th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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