Ash tree imports banned from today after cases found in the Midlands

Imported ash trees will be banned from today following outbreaks of a tree disease in Leicestershire and parts of Lincolnshire.

In August, 500 infected trees in Leicestershire had to be removed. It's feared native varieties could be wiped out.

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Ash Dieback Disease Alert

The latest on the threat of Ash Dieback disease in the Midlands which could infect and destroy millions of trees across the country.