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Overgorwn Vegetation

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 12:05, Thursday 28 May 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2132548.

The footpath along Harlestone Road, Northampton. From Harlestone Manor Estate to The Hart pub, the path is overgrown and extremely narrow. The soil is partially covering the path, that with hedgerows overgrown, it makes it increasingly difficult for pedestrians, particularly those with pushchairs, wheelchairs and mobility scooters. I am especially concerned at the moment for pedestrians. Social distancing rules is encouraging people to walk into the road to avoid others. The bend in the road is blind there and traffic could easily knock somebody over. Street lighting on that stretch of the path is poor as well, although this isn’t such an issue

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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 12:16, Thursday 28 May 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry, this has been Reported to Northampton Borough Council reference- REP058275. Any further queries please contact them direct 0300 330 7000

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:47, Wednesday 24 June 2020

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