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Metal gate dropped and impossible to lift and open whilst on horseback.

Reported in the Gate - Damaged/ Missing category anonymously at 15:58, Monday 27 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1963742.

On ER12 edge of Brickfield Farm field, metal field gate dropped and jammed into catch on post making it impossible to lift and move whilst on horseback impeding thoroughfare. There are 2 gates within a small area forming a box and tricky to negotiate opening & closure! Thank you.

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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 16:01, Monday 27 January 2020

  • Unable to go through gate on horseback because metal gate jammed tight onto catch..

    Posted anonymously at 17:53, Saturday 29 February 2020

  • This is a public bridleway and therefore should be kept open with easy accessibility for horseriders. British Horse Society have strict guidelines on safety issues on bridleways. Northamptonshire Access & Rights of Way should be informed thank you.

    Posted anonymously at 18:00, Saturday 29 February 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Visit has been made this morning and foundnthe gate reported. Landowner was also met on site and we have removed gate from hinges and put to one side until permanent fix can be made

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:28, Monday 2 March 2020

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