Ash trees under threat of killer disease

Importing ash trees from abroad will be banned from today Credit: ITV Central

Importing ash trees from abroad will be banned from today. It is thought they are bringing in disease, and could wipe out native ash trees.

In August, 500 infected trees in Leicestershire had to be removed, because of an outbreak at a car park.

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