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Diseased/damaged tree

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 21:05, Sunday 28 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1711462.

A large branch fell off the tree on Kimbolton Rd opposite Chichele Street a month or so ago, blocking the pathway and driveway. This was dealt with very quickly. However, I am concerned that the tree may need some further attention as parts of it appears to be diseased and I am concerned that other larger branches may fall. The issue with this, is that if further branches do fall, they may cause damage to property or even to a member of the public. The photo shows that half of the tree is dead and a further branch has fallen this weekend. I am certainly not looking for the tree to be removed! But I do think it needs some maintenance. I worry that if it is left too long then it may end up dying altogether which would be a terrible shame.

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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 21:10, Sunday 28 July 2019

  • Tree to be inspected for stability

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 12:37, Monday 29 July 2019

  • As per my previous concerns raised two weeks ago, during the winds this Saturday further much larger branches have fallen from the tree. Luckily, as far as I am aware, no damage has been caused to people or property. Fingers crossed there is no property damaged or personal injury caused as the high winds continue through the weekend!!

    Posted anonymously at 17:05, Saturday 10 August 2019

  • There is a branch on the verge near here that has not been cleared yet

    Posted anonymously at 08:22, Friday 13 September 2019

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