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Action being taken to prevent disease hitting National Forest ash trees

With ash die-back disease now in the Midlands, staff at The National Forest are issuing precautions to people visiting the woodland across three counties.

So far, the Forest is free of the disease, but it has been found in Shropshire, Warwickshire, Lincolnshire and elsewhere in Leicestershire.

Wesley Smith reports.

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