Ash dieback disease


Ash dieback is also known as chalara and chalara dieback of ash. 

If you suspect that a tree in any of the parks, open spaces, Ashby Road cemetery, or allotment land provided by the Borough Council has any disease, including ash dieback disease, please complete our contact form

Do not use black or brown bin

To prevent the spread of this disease, infected ash material (leaves and any part of the tree) must not be moved from the site and must not be placed into your wheeled bins.


Find information on how to identify chalara ash dieback (

Report it

Report a tree, pest or disease using TreeAlert (

Infected areas

Interactive map showing Chalara ash dieback in the UK (

Further guidance

The forestry commission website (GOV.UK) provides pictures, guidance and information on the disease and what to do if you think a tree on private land has the disease.

Last updated: 07/02/2024 10:47