Lickey Hills Country Park (pic: Google)
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Work begins to chop down infected trees

Work has begun to chop down infected trees and bushes suffering from a fungal disease at Lickey Hills Country Park near Birmingham.

A number of larch trees are to be felled. Rhododendron and bilberry were also found to be infected by the fungal-like phytophthora ramorum, Birmingham City Council has said.

BBC Midlands Today's Bob Hockenhull reports.

  • 12 Sep 2013