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Overgrowing weeds

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 10:43, Friday 17 September 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3007375.

The footway opposite no.s 1 to 7 Silver Street, Broughton is completely blocked by overgrowing valerian (weeds). Residents cannot walk down this side of the footway.

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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 10:44, Friday 17 September 2021

  • Footpath impassable to pedestrians opp 3 Silver Street. 21/09/2021

    Posted by Alison McDaid at 10:29, Tuesday 21 September 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the vegetation on Silver Street; specifically, that you feel it is obstructing the footpath. We appreciate your concerns and can confirm that the vegetation in this area is programmed to be removed, in the next 6 months, under our maintenance programme. On average these are being completed within 13 weeks. Please be assured we will update you once the work has been completed.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:48, Thursday 23 September 2021

  • Myself and a couple of others have cleared the worst of this but as you can tell it could still do with some work, weed killing? This will just grow back very quickly if so thing is not done!

    Posted by Cllr Robin Shrive at 20:51, Sunday 3 October 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 20:52, Sunday 3 October 2021

  • Thank you for your further enquiry. We are pleased to confirm that weed spraying in this area will commence within the next few weeks.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:53, Wednesday 6 October 2021

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