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Cannot walk along footpath is blocked by large bush

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 16:26, Saturday 30 May 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2135331.

The council have told me officially and the Ombudsman that the property is occupied. A complete lie. The footpath presents a danger to pedestrians. The council can pay to fix this problem.

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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 16:27, Saturday 30 May 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter will be sent to the relevant homeowner requesting for the overhanging vegetation to be cut back. A revisit will be carried out 14 days after the receipt of the letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 16:26, Monday 1 June 2020

  • You said in your email are sending a letter to the property. I know its unoccupied. For the next two weeks mobility scooters and people can traverses the Curb.

    That is unacceptable. I feel this in not looking after the needs of people who have no option but to travel on a mobility scooter.

    Posted anonymously at 17:23, Monday 1 June 2020

  • One photo shows the entrance to the property you are posing a letter to. Do postmen carry jungle machete's now? Tell me how a mobility scooter or push chair can use this foot way please. You think it safe to leave this for two weeks and more?

    Posted anonymously at 18:00, Monday 1 June 2020

  • Council said they are sending a letter to the empty property. They said its lived in. when can we use the foot path without obstruction again?

    Posted anonymously at 13:31, Friday 12 June 2020

  • Still waiting for the foot way to be cleared. Told soon but days later still waiting. In fact its been weeks and weeks.

    Posted anonymously at 18:02, Wednesday 17 June 2020

  • Thank you council what a difference.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 20:25, Thursday 18 June 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter will be sent to the relevant homeowner requesting for the overhanging vegetation to be cut back. A revisit will be carried out 14 days after the receipt of the letter. The revisit has been carried out and the overhanging vegetation has been cut back. No further action is required.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:56, Friday 26 June 2020

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