Dutch Elm Disease

What is Dutch Elm disease?

Dutch elm disease has killed millions of elm trees in the UK since its arrival in 1971.  In partnership with other local authorities, a control zone was set up in 1973 to limit the spread of the disease in East Sussex...

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Trees and hedges

My tree is overhanging the highway, how far should it be cut back?

The tree should be a minimum of 50cm from the edge of the carriageway/footway.


I have received a letter asking me to cut back a tree but I am unable to cut it myself...

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