Another day of destruction today by eager contractors hell bent on felling the limes on The Walks. The day had started early with scores of protesters blocking lorries and access for the contractors to the site. Again many of us were threatened with arrest, but unfortunately due to this, we let the machine be unloaded that would be used in anger.
This time, in what very much seems to have been done to prove a point, two trees were literally ripped down this afternoon. The same machine that had been used to clear the site of chopped down trees last week was this time used to rip them apart. Here is a recording of the first of two trees being destroyed (with commentary about why and who is responsible):