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Oak axed due to fungal infection
A magnificent oak in Guernsey is being felled because of a disease found in the tree.

The oak tree outside the Priaulx Library in St Peter Port is thought to be at least 145 years old.

An inspection from the Environment Department has revealed that it has two fungal infections.

Chief librarian Amanda Bennett said a new tree will be planted in place of the old one, paid for by sponsorship the library has received.



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