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The grass and kerbside weeds around Rushden is absolutely awful. Please can someone put some weed killer down to tidy up

Reported in the Weeds category anonymously at 19:40, Wed 22 May 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1637443.

Please spray weed killer on the kerbs. Thank you.

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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 19:45, Wed 22 May 2019

  • There are two weed spraying cycles planned this year. This activity is dependent on localised weather trends such as wind speed etc. so a formal programme is not possible for individual locations. It is important to point out that the chemicals we are permitted to use only kill what is green at time of application and the chemical has no residual effect. This activity is undertaken to try to maintain the structural integrity of the footway / carriageway surface. It is not carried out for aesthetic reasons.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:21, Tue 18 June 2019

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