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Largish tree branch has just been damaged by a Sydennhams lorry that was turning carelessly in the road. Tree damaged. I’m concerned that in windy conditions this could snap off. The road is a busy pedestrian are for school children It would seriously harm some one if it landed on them.

Reported via mobile in the Trees category anonymously at 14:58, Wed 25 November 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Concern that large damaged tree branch will fall on a child

Council ref: ENQ20881299

Asset ID: 0JJ5

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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 14:58, Wed 25 November 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. The tree and location has been assessed. Upon inspection we found that a silver birch has recently be pruned. It is our understanding that the branch was likely pruned/removed as a result of the damage sustained. Thank you for highlighting this incident.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:44, Thu 3 December 2020

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