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Hedges overhanging footpath restricting width

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 06:44, Thursday 25 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1707817.

This issue has been going on for sometime now, the boundary fence for number 12 Meltham close has vegetation that overhangs the footpath to such an extent that it cuts the footpath width by over a half. People with pushchairs , wheelchairs etc have to either use the grass, or cross over.

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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 06:45, Thursday 25 July 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.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:21, Thursday 25 July 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 30 days after receipt of letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:17, Tuesday 6 August 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 30 days after receipt of letter. Revisit has been carried out, the overhanging vegetation has been cut back. No further action required.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:18, Wednesday 11 September 2019

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