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Overgrown hedges making it difficult and dangerous for pedestrians

Reported in the Trees or Vegetation category anonymously at 17:21, Thursday 4 July 2019

Sent to Rutland County Council 3 minutes later

The hedge that runs along the pavement at the narrowest part and on a fast corner is now so overgrown that pedestrians are having to step out into to road to avoid it. It is on a blind corner and is very dangerous. RCC offices closed at the time of writing hence reporting via website. Beyond the garden centre up to the A47 also very overgrown and difficult to pass - not cut so far this year I believe.

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate this and respond to you within 10 working days. Updates will be posted on https://rutland.fixmystreet.com/ IMPORTANT: To report anything dangerous, please call us on: 01572 722577

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 17:25, Thursday 4 July 2019

  • 17/7/19. Going from bad to worse. Path is now 50% narrower than it was this time last year as the hedge and hedgerow continue to overgrow the pavement. Try walking a dog or pushing a pushchair past it. Or try passing another person coming in the opposite direction. What are we paying excessive council taxes for again?

    Posted anonymously at 14:22, Wednesday 17 July 2019

  • Fixed landowner informed.

    Posted anonymously at 15:16, Thursday 18 July 2019

  • Immediate defect removed in interest of highways safety.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Robert Baxter at 12:14, Monday 5 August 2019

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Rutland County Council at 15:40, Tuesday 6 August 2019

  • Thank you for your report. Following review, not further action is required on this enquiry. Thank you for reporting this matter and this report is now closed.

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 09:35, Wednesday 7 August 2019

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