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Pavement unusable due to overgrown hedge.

Reported via desktop in the Overhanging tree, hedge or shrub category anonymously at 19:53, Fri 14 April 2023

Sent to Rutland County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4441086.

The footpath us unusable due to the overgrown hedge. the entire width of the pavement needs exposing by remove the overgrowth.

Do not trim the overgrowth, remove it.

People are forced to walk or wheelchair in the muddy sloped grass verge.

It is the hedge beside the entrance at the public right of way sign.

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  • You can barely see the pavement.

    The hedge should be BEHIND the property line.

    Posted anonymously at 20:01, Fri 14 April 2023

  • 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

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 11:04, Thu 20 April 2023

  • Thank you for your report. We’re attempting to identify the landowner(s) responsible for this issue.

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 01:24, Sun 30 April 2023

  • Thank you for your report. We’ve identified the landowner(s) responsible and are making contact with them. We will let you know as soon as this issue has been resolved.

    Posted by Rutland County Council at 04:54, Sun 30 April 2023

  • Nesting birds are present in this hedge - it is not advisable to cut back hedges at this time of year.

    Posted anonymously at 13:20, Thu 25 May 2023

  • Please note photo taken at angle. Not appropriate to trim hedge at this time. Please come back in winter.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 22:52, Fri 26 May 2023

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