Countryside writer describes the 'perfect storm' of tree diseases

It's been confirmed the deadly fungus that's killling ash trees, has reached the West Country. A case of ash dieback has been detected in Devon.

The Forestry Commission is not saying exactly where the disease has struck, but It's led to growing concerns the West Country landscape will never be the same again. Earlier, we spoke with Martin Hesp, countryside writer and columnist with the Western Morning News.

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Ash Dieback In Devon

It's been confirmed that a case of the tree disease Ash Dieback has been discovered in the West Country.