“What had been planned for the trees of Western Road symbolises much that was —  and still is —  wrong in neoliberal Britain: privatisation, austerity, national and local governments getting into bed with corporate capital, climate change denial, and ignoring what local communities want.” Alan Story reports for Green World on the campaigner Roy Millington and his efforts to ensure that the trees of Western Road were saved.

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Caroline Russell on the walking and cycling networks shaping the future of how we travel.
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