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Hedges alongside Sandringham Road opposite Somerville overgrown and blocking pavement

Reported in the Grass and Hedges category by Richard Day at 08:50, Thu 1 October 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

These bushes and hedges have not been cut back this year and are severely blocking the pavement. This is getting worse in the wet weather and now necessitate walking on the grass that is getting more and more slippery. Please arrange for the hedges to be cut back.

Council ref: ENQ20877292

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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 08:50, Thu 1 October 2020

  • The situation is getting worse.

    Posted by Richard Day at 09:08, Thu 29 October 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • With the wetter weather more people are being forced onto the grass with bicycles, pushchairs and on foot and this is making the whole area more slippery and dangerous.

    Posted by Richard Day at 09:47, Thu 26 November 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • I guess another cheesed off local has take this in hand and cut back some of the offending greenery. Cuttings have been stacked in the hedgerow. This still needs professional work and clearance.

    Posted by Richard Day at 13:31, Mon 7 December 2020

  • No professional intervention to date. The cuttings that had stacked in the hedge are now getting kicked onto the pavement making a trip hazard to add to that NHS.

    Posted by Richard Day at 10:10, Thu 24 December 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still no professional work completed.

    Posted by Richard Day at 10:52, Thursday 21 January 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:01, Thursday 18 February 2021

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