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Dangerous condition of bridleway

Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 11:01, Monday 7 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1795397.

Overhanging branches at junction of NG4 and NG6 SE corner of Bullnose Coppice causing riders to lay down on horse to pass under them followed by too narrow crossing of watercourse (horse can only just cross) followed by badly placed post causing riders to lift foot and stirrup over it to pass safely - incident at weekend when stirrup got caught on post resulting in horse losing footing and leg falling off bridge causing injury to horse and narrowly avoiding potentially catastrophic accident to both horse and rider.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 11:06, Monday 7 October 2019

  • Site visit carried out, no obstructing posts found at time of inspection. Landowner to undertake minor clearance works to remove obstructing vegetation.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:30, Friday 18 October 2019

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