Ancient fallen oak is chopped up

One of Britain's oldest trees, the Pontfadog Oak near Llangollen, was blown down in high winds earlier this year.

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Report: Pontfadog Oak inspires campaign to save other ancient trees

The disaster which saw Wales' oldest oak tree topple into a house earlier this year should set alarm bells ringing about the threat to other old and ancient trees in Wales, say campaigners.

The 1,200 year old Pontfadog Oak was finally removed to a nearby field earlier this week.

The hope is that what remains of the tree can be transformed into a monument-as part of a call for stronger legal protection for our ancient trees. Our reporter Ian lang went to the village, near Chirk, to hear about plans for its future.

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