Town's semi-mature imported oaks to be destroyed after OPM found

Two oak trees recently planted in central Hartlepool are being chemically treated and removed following the discovery of oak processionary moth (OPM) caterpillars.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Hartlepool Borough Council
Image: Hartlepool Borough Council

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