Escaped tree heads to High Court

A tree which has escaped from Philipland Wood descended on London yesterday to support Stop Stansted Expansion’s High Court appeal against a Government decision to allow an increase in passenger numbers at Stansted. One of the trees spent the day tweeting on Twitter – you can see his updates and find out what happened at

An escaped tree outside the High Court yesterday
An escaped tree outside the High Court yesterday

The High Court hearing is due to last 3 days and we look forward to hearing the outcome. You can read more about the case and watch an interview with one of the trees on BBC News . There’s more background on the case in my earlier post.

Remember you don’t have to sign up to Twitter to see what happened just follow this link: or scroll down to read the thread!


About Ed Pomfret

Head of campaigns at the Woodland Trust. I run our campaigning work on issues such as climate change, aviation, planning reform and woods under threat.
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