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Numerous hedges encroaching over footpaths

Reported in the Trees or Vegetation category anonymously at 15:00, Monday 9 September 2019

Sent to Rutland County Council 4 minutes later

A number of properties are allowing their hedges to grow over their boundary and well over public footpaths, some of these hedges include briars, brambles, self sown trees etc. In worst cases hedges encroach by at least 1m. This causes significant inconvenience and danger, particularly to elderly/infirm people (who need to have someone to hold onto while walking) and those with pushchairs and young children. The worst roads are Trent, Tyne, Welland Way and Brooke Road. Brooke Road is particularly dangerous due to high traffic volumes and narrow paths. This has been a problem for several years but seems to be getting worse.

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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 IMPORTANT: To report anything dangerous, please call us on: 01572 722577

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 15:05, Monday 9 September 2019

  • We have assessed your report and the repair of this defect has been added to our programme of works.¬†IMPORTANT: To report anything dangerous, please call us on: 01572 722577

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 09:20, Wednesday 25 September 2019

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