Ash tree disease action plan

Ministers have published an action plan outlining how it plans to tackle ash dieback disease that threatens 80 million trees in Britain. There are now 115 confirmed cases in the UK

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Ash saplings at Scotland site may have to be destroyed

Ash saplings that have been recently planted in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland may have to be destroyed as some have signs of the fungal disease ash dieback.

Find out more about ash tree disease in Scotland on the ITV Border website.

Ash saplings in Dumfries and Galloway Credit: ITV Border

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