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Very overgrown tree needs to be cut back

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 11:01, Tuesday 23 April 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1610106.

There’s a very large conifer that is blocking the light from her house and garden. It’s at the side of a public footpath, and occasionally branches fall (during snow and heavy winds).

As I understand it, enquiries about the tree have been made in the past, but it is now considerably larger and wider than the last complaint, and we wondered who we could talk to about potentially having the tree trimmed or chopped down.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:26, Tuesday 23 April 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Unable to find tree at given location. No highway safety issue at this location, unable to take action

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:55, Friday 26 April 2019

  • The tree is at the back of the property on the public footpath beside the field? Inspector may have looked at the front of the property rather than at the back where the tree is. The tree is so huge

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 14:20, Friday 26 April 2019

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