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Over grown bushes and trees overhanging a path

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 13:14, Fri 6 September 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 2 minutes later. ref: 1758393.

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The bushes and shrubs have overgrown onto the path and the footpath making it dangerous to as it is at childrens eye high. The other grown bushes forces you to walk on the road, this is dangerous and a health and safety risk. I can not find the owner to ask for it to be cleared. The owner is not 12 Compton street is the owner before last who split the land and applied for planning permission to build a garage.

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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 Highways at 13:16, Fri 6 September 2019

  • The vegetation is not the responsibility/ownership of NCC,a letter has been sent to landowner to cut their vegetation back from highway

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:43, Fri 13 September 2019

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:43, Mon 21 October 2019

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