Ash disease spreads to Scotland

Ash dieback has been found in seven sites in Scotland, including the Dumfries and Galloway.

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Ash saplings could be destroyed

Ash Saplings in Dumfries and Galloway Credit: ITV Border

Saplings that have been recently planted near to Castle Douglas could have to be destroyed because some have signs of the fungal disease Ash Die Back.

The disease is threatening Britain's ash trees, it has already destroyed more than 90% of Ash trees in parts of Denmark.

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