Ash dieback found in Newport

A case of ash dieback has been found on council-owned land in Newport, a council spokesperson has confirmed.

The plant, located in the grounds of Llanwern High School, had been obtained from a nursery in North Wales.

Newport City Council continues to take the health and care of trees very seriously for the benefit and protection of residents and it has tree management plans in place to identify and deal with any problems.

– Newport City Council spokesperson

Advertisement

Ash dieback disease

Ash dieback disease has been found in more sites in Wales