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The trees and bushes are overhanging the grass verge and encroaching on the public path.

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 09:43, Sat 23 November 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later. ref: 1858503.

The piece of land adjacent to the footpath is very overgrown and encroaching on the public footpath, making it impossible for the verges to be cut and cutting down on visibility. Walking along here in the dark is also undesirable as the trees and bushes are very close to the footpath. It needs cutting back to the boundary marker (in place).

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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 09:45, Sat 23 November 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Landowner has been contacted and requested to cut back overhanging vegetation.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:39, Mon 2 December 2019

  • Can you please confirm when the landowner intends to carry out the work as not yet started.

    Posted anonymously at 07:07, Tue 17 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:19, Sat 21 December 2019

  • Please note this problem has not been resolved. Can you confirm when the landowner intends to clear the grass verge.

    Posted anonymously at 17:12, Wednesday 15 January 2020

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:22, Friday 17 January 2020

  • Thanks for your updated status saying this matter is now closed. However, an attempt has been made to clear the vegetation but only about 50% has been cleared away, in particular a very large brambled area still encroaching the highway verge. It would be much appreciated if further clearance could be carried out. The Highways marker is now visible and that's where the clearance should be taken back to.

    Posted anonymously at 17:52, Sunday 19 January 2020

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