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Very slippery drain covers in passageway between Irchester High St and Village Hall when wet or damp. difficult to avoid

Reported via desktop in the Loose / Raised/Sunken category by tony mascello at 14:22, Saturday 10 October 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2334761.

The covers are extremely slippery when damp or wet. They cannot be avoided as there are 2 and stepping round them is very difficult when you are old. I slipped on them in January this year twisted my back and had to have physio therapy. My daughter slipped on them last Thursday and dropped to the ground and hurt her back. Urgent attention needed please before someone breaks some bones and sues. They seem ok when weather is dry but when wet / damp they are deadly. Look forward to your reply in due course. Regards Tony Mascello

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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 14:22, Saturday 10 October 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry, further investigation is in progress.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:50, Tuesday 13 October 2020

  • Having investigated the matter the footpath is not part of the Highway maintained at public expense. The footpath appears to be the responsibility of the village hall.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:06, Wednesday 4 November 2020

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