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Metal spike placed into ground to prevent gate opening

Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 14:23, Tue 7 July 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2189749.

A metal spike has been placed into the ground preventing the footpath gate from opening. The gate is a weighted self closing gate which is full operational and the spike is both a trip hazard as well as prevents access through the gate for mobility impaired individuals. The addition of this barrier is therefore in breach of the Equality Act 2010 as it serves no purpose except to restrict accessibility of the right away to those with mobility problems.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:23, Tue 7 July 2020

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