By Paul Homewood
h/t Joe Public
You could not make it up!!
A ROW has broken out over whether trees should be chopped down to allow more light to reach solar panels.
Havant Civic Society is objecting to plans to fell a horse chestnut and sycamore tree off East Street, in Havant, by arguing that the trees are already helping the environment by being there.
But LiveLink, a company that has moved into the former Town End House building, which was previously occupied by Hampshire County Council, is arguing the trees should come down.
A statement from the company says that cutting back the two trees would allow sunlight to reach the panels for longer, as well as reducing the risk of long-term damage to the building.
The planning application also includes proposals to fell three nearby ash trees and another sycamore.
All the trees are protected as part…
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