East Anglia has highest number of ash dieback cases in country

Some of the UK's leading experts on plants and trees have been in our region checking on the extent of the ash dieback disease.

East Anglia has more confirmed cases of it in wild woodland than anywhere else in the country - 23 locations in total with new ones being discovered daily.

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Fungus threatens ash trees

A disease which has wiped out ninety per cent of ash trees in Denmark has been found for the first time in East Anglia. The government has proposed a ban on importing the trees.