Larch tree disease expected to spread further

Wales' largest ancient forest is to have many of its trees felled due to a fungus-like disease. Hundreds of acres of Wentwood Forest near Newport will be cut down. It's thought that the disease will continue to spread in the coming months and further felling will be required.

Felled trees
Trees will be felled in Wentwood Forest Credit: PA
Felled trees
Trees will be felled in Wentwood Forest Credit: PA
Felled trees
Trees will be felled in Wentwood Forest Credit: PA

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Ancient forest's trees felled

Trees in Wales' largest area of ancient woodland - Wentwood Forest near Newport - are being felled due to a devastating disease.