Irton tree drama - Watch our video with the man in the tree

A TREE in Irton which was due to be cut down this morning has been granted a stay of execution after a member of the public climbed it and refused to come down.

The man, from the Falsgrave area, nicknamed Snuz, used a ladder to get up the tree at 9.15am.

Villagers, who had expected to see the tree felled, have shouted messages of support to Snuz as he continues his protest.

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