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Tree is hanging on the phone lines

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 10:40, Monday 16 August 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2937913.

Tree is overgrown and hanging on the phone line. Has pulled the line down before. Been an issue for a while.

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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 10:41, Monday 16 August 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, Northamptonshire Highways only undertake works to trees and vegetation that is posing a safety hazard to highways users and do not undertake works to prevent leaf fall, provide natural light or TV signal. For issues relating to BT cables please contact them direct here: https://www.openreach.com/ help-and-support/ damage-health-and-safety

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:11, Monday 16 August 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:14, Wednesday 18 August 2021

  • Our team are due to undertake a specialist inspection of the trees in this area and will provide a full update with proposals for action shortly.

    State changed to: Under investigation - Highways Act

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:21, Tuesday 7 September 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:40, Thursday 23 September 2021

  • Northamptonshire Highways have undertaken further inspections of this tree and can confirm that a works order has been raised to lift the crown of the trees and prune as required. The trees at this location are currently in a safe and healthy condition.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:40, Thursday 23 September 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:42, Thursday 23 September 2021

  • 01/11/2021

    Posted anonymously at 10:33, Monday 1 November 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:34, Monday 1 November 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. We are pleased to confirm that the tree in this location that you have photographed has now been removed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:54, Wednesday 10 November 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.