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Jan 20th, 2017

Save The Shama’s Palm Trees

By Nicole G

There’s a new petition on the 38 Degrees website, started by someone who lives near you, which you might be interested in:


Campaign created by Richard Spreadbury

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To: Kirklees Council Planning

What: Leave the illuminated palm trees alone

Why is this important: These decorative trees bring a ray of sunshine into my boring daily commute from Spen into Leeds. Why do the Council waste public money getting involved in such trivial matters?

From the Huddersfield Daily Examiner:

“A restaurant’s palm trees will have to be “felled”, by order of planning chiefs. Glow-in-the-dark plastic palm trees were installed in the car park of Shama. The inspector noted the ‘trees’ were “not subtle features” in the street scene.”

The restaurant owner said:

“We tried to tidy it up by putting some nice trees up; they were quite expensive. Regular customers commented that they liked them and our neighbours said they were okay. They’re not very bright, they’re no brighter than the street lights.”

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