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Overgrown footpath

Reported via desktop in the Weeds category anonymously at 09:00, Friday 3 September 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2975947.

The footpath running from the top of towcester rd to goals along mereway northampton is severley overgrown. took my daughter for a run through for her walk to secondary school and it is appauling as a grown woman at 4pm, i was scared to walk through. there is no way it is safe. do something before somethibg bad happens to someone

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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 09:00, Friday 3 September 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. This is currently under investigation.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:52, Wednesday 8 September 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of pathway in this area ; specifically, that you feel it has been obstructed by vegetation. We can confirm a works order has been raised to cut back the overhanging vegetation, in the next six months, under our maintenance programme. Usually, we find these defects are tended to by 13 weeks.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:18, Wednesday 29 September 2021

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