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Protesters climb trees outside Leamington Spa Town Hall

Anti-HS2 campaigners have set up a treetop camp outside Leamington Spa’s town hall.

Activists climbed the tree at 7:30 this morning to mark ‘National Tree Killing Day’.

Today HS2 Ltd is set to restart work felling trees to make room for HS2.

Crackley Woods, Kenilworth were activists prepared for the climb.

One of the activists Matthew Bishop, a prominent local campaigner who set up the nearby Stop HS2 Cubbington camp is also present.

More to come.

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