Tree-felling

Nada Farhoud made this Freedom of Information request to Bolsover District Council as part of a batch sent to 188 authorities

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Under freedom of information legislation, I am seeking the following information:

The number of trees chopped down in your area between June 30, 2019 and January 2014.

I require this information broken down by years and how many had preservation orders on them or were classed as exceptional due to age, size of historical significance.

Also during the same period how many trees have been planted - again broken down by years.

I would be grateful if you could provide answers via email. Please contact me with any queries.

I look forward to receiving your response within 20 working days.

Many thanks,

Nada Farhoud

Alison Sipson, Bolsover District Council

Please Ask For:  Alison Sipson
Direct Line:  01246 242383
E-mail:  [1][Bolsover District Council request email]
Date: 8th July 2019
 
Nada Farhoud
[FOI #587318 email]
 
 
Dear Nada
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Your reference number – F/141/1920
 
Thank you for your email of 5th July 2019 requesting information about
tree felling.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.  
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 
Wilmslow 
Cheshire 
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
[2]www.ico.org.uk
 
Yours sincerely
 
Alison Sipson
Information Support Officer
Performance & Communications
Bolsover District Council
The Arc
High Street
Clowne
Derbyshire
S43 4JY
Telephone: 01246 242383
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Alison Sipson, Bolsover District Council

Please Ask For:  Alison Sipson
Direct Line:  01246 242383
E-mail:   [Bolsover District Council request email]
Date: 25th July 2019
 
Nada Farhoud
[FOI #587318 email]
 
 
 
 
Dear Nada
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Reference F/141/1920
 
Your request for information has been considered and, to the best of our
knowledge, the information we hold which relates to your request is as
follows:
 
The number of trees chopped down in your area between January 2014 and
June 30 2019.
I require this information broken down by years and how many had
preservation orders on them or were classed as exceptional due to age,
size of historical significance.
 
 
Below are the numbers of trees felled in each year. This does not include
self-sets or trees in gardens. We do not hold records on whether trees
were of an exceptional size or significance.
 
2014 - 9
2015 - 11
2016 - 21
2017 - 28
2018 - 18 - 1 TPO removed
2019 - 9
 
 
Also during the same period how many trees have been planted - again
broken down by years.
 
2014 - 0
2015 - 0
2016 - 15
2017 - 54
2018 - 15
2019 - 55
 
Please also note that all applications to trees in conservation areas and
TPO's are held on the Planning Public Access system which can be viewed on
Bolsover District Council's website at:
[1]https://planning.bolsover.gov.uk/online-...
 
I hope that you are satisfied with our response. However, if you are
dissatisfied in any way with the handling of your information request your
next step would be to clearly state in writing why you are dissatisfied
and the Council will treat this as a formal complaint in accordance with
our Compliments, Comments and Complaints policy. The policy together with
information on how to make a complaint is available on the Council’s
website [2]www.bolsover.gov.uk or by emailing CCCAdmin[3]@bolsover.gov.uk.
 
 
I also have a duty to make you aware of the Information Commissioner's
Office, which is an independent body who monitors the Data Protection Act,
the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations,
and make sure organisations fulfil their legal obligations under the
Acts.  They can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
[4]www.ico.org.uk
 
Yours sincerely
 
Wayne Gorman
Information and Policy Officer
Bolsover District Council/North East Derbyshire District Council
Performance - People Directorate
NEDDC Ext 7688 BDC Ext 7688
 
 
 
 
 

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