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Trailing brambles / hedging are overhanging the public footpath at face height

Reported via desktop in the Overhanging tree, hedge or shrub category anonymously at 13:20, Sunday 26 September 2021

Sent to Rutland County Council less than a minute later

Overgrown brambles/ hedge has been worsening problem for months. I don't know who's liabilty the hedge is - the highway authority or, more likely, the owner /tenant of the field / paddock. Now have to step into road to avoid the brambles

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. This is now being investigated.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 11:05, Thursday 30 September 2021

  • 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: Open

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 12:26, Monday 11 October 2021

  • Thank you for your report. Our highways team has now inspected the defect and this has been referred to the correct department for further action.

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 11:25, Thursday 14 October 2021

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