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Somebody has attempted to fix the stile leading into field

Reported in the Stile-Damaged/Missing category anonymously at 13:04, Mon 8 June 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2146858.

The end of Allebone Road, Earls Barton, there is access to a public footpath, through a field, leading to Station Road. It is the stile at the Allebone Road end I am concerned about.

I’m sure the person concerned thought they were helping but scraps of wood were used, nailed to the existing fence. On stepping onto it it, it broke. And could have caused an injury.

The original step has been missing for years, and doesn’t stop people using the public footpath. I’m concerned that this diy enthusiast is causing more of a hazard, so it might be time for it to be assessed

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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 Highways at 13:05, Mon 8 June 2020

  • Landowner to be contacted stile to be replaced.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:08, Tue 16 June 2020

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:00, Fri 19 June 2020

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

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:00, Mon 2 November 2020

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