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Badly maintained footpath on The Grove has caused injury

Reported in the Slabs - Uneven / Damaged / Cracked category by David Aarons at 09:33, Thursday 10 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1799411.

The footway on the west side of The Grove (Moulton) has been deteriorating for some time. On the evening of 8 Sept 2019, a neighbour was walking down the hill at approximately 7pm (in darkness) and lost her footing. This resulted in a fall and a broken wrist requiring emergency surgery. Would you please undertake emergency remedial work before something even more serious occurs. I am sure you realise that either this or any future incident could result in civil action against the council.

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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 09:35, Thursday 10 October 2019

  • Work instructed and will be undertaken within 28 days.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:21, Monday 14 October 2019

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:50, Tuesday

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