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Footpath has been dug up and left uneven

Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category by Martin Gorrod on behalf of Welford Parish Council at 19:53, Mon 10 June 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1655193.

Footpath, with is a public right of way, has been dug up and left uneven with large uneven stones scattered over the path. This path was initially an even made up path as part of the Mears development. Under Section 131A of the Highways Act 1980, it is an offence, without lawful authority, to so disturb the surface of a footpath and as such, should be reinstated to its original condition. This was reported as an issue to Welford Parish Council.

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  • Note that this report relates to the dug out section 2/3 along the path in the Photo where ruble has been scattered onto grass at side of path.

    Posted by Martin Gorrod on behalf of Welford Parish Council at 20:03, Mon 10 June 2019

  • 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 09:20, Tue 11 June 2019

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