There is something about the $cientology cult cutting down live Oak trees that deeply offends me. Any trees actually, but especially Oak trees. I'm not even going to try to explain. I'll I'm gonna say is - this is sacrilege.Excerpt:
The church of Scientology has angered neighbors at its UK headquarters by expanding its facilities without planning consent and felling trees in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
Residents close to the sprawling HQ near East Grinstead in West Sussex have accused the church of “selfishly and arrogantly” carrying out “destructive development plans before authorisation” by building a coach and minibus park before securing planning permission.
People in the hamlet of St Hill Green are objecting to noise and light pollution and what they say is the destruction of wildlife habitats, including the cutting down of 22 trees. A planning application has now been lodged for retrospective consent.
People in St Hill Green, West Sussex brand church ‘selfish and arrogant’ after 22 trees were cut down, but spokesman says more trees have been plantedwww.theguardian.com