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Overgrown hedge

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 10:13, Tuesday 30 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1713281.

Hedge is overgrown reducing width of path making it unusable for wheelchairs, pushchairs. It is a fast stretch of road that is dangerous to step into.

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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 10:15, Tuesday 30 July 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works ticket has been issued to cut back overhanging vegetation from footway. This will be undertaken within the next 6 months. On most occasions, we are completing works sooner (Average time currently 6 - 8 weeks)

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 18:43, Sunday 18 August 2019

  • Further complaints received as children are having to step into the road, pushchairs can't use the path. Increased number of pedestrians now that children are back walking to school.

    Posted anonymously at 20:54, Tuesday 17 September 2019

  • The hedge has been cut back but the contractor has damaged a street light, breaking the bracket and then doing a rather crude job of trying to mend it with black tape. This has been reported for repair to the Parish Councils lighting contractor but we need the cost of this reimbursed by the contractor/ NCC

    Posted anonymously at 10:23, Tuesday 8 October 2019

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