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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.

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Larch trees begin to be felled in ancient woodland

Forestry workers have begun to fell hundreds of acres of trees in the largest ancient woodland in Wales because they have been infected by a fungal disease.

It is spreading through thousands of larch trees that are growing in the historic Wentwood Forest between Newport and Chepstow.

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