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The farmer has bolted the footpath gate shut

Reported in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 11:15, Monday 29 June 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2177314.

On the public footpath in lower catesby going through the field with trees and sheep, a farmer has bolted the gate shut so that it cannot open. This is obstructing a legal right of way. The stile gate at the other end is open but the steel gate by the houses is bolted shut so that it will not open

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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 11:16, Monday 29 June 2020

  • Thanks for reporting this a site visit has been made and and the chain was not found to be securing gate, it was found to be in a usable condition and ok to open.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:30, Thursday 23 July 2020

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