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Roots on tree caused lady to fall

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 09:24, Tuesday 21 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Seriously overgrown tree, roots bringing up pavement and very unsafe. Recently an elderly lady fell over the roots injuring herself. Has been reported several times but nothing done. This tree needs removing and replanting or at least a lot of cutting back and sorting the pavement. Outside number 78

Council ref: ENQ20870857

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:24, Tuesday 21 July 2020

  • Unfortunately we are unable to locate 78 Haywards Close as it is not appearing on our highway maps. Could you please confirm the address and give additional details to identify the location. Alternatively contact me at

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:22, Wednesday 22 July 2020

  • This tree has now been inspected and work specified to lift the lower branches and cut back from property. I will forward this enquiry to a colleague with regards to the pavement issue. Thank you for your enquiry.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:37, Wednesday 22 July 2020

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