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Hedges overgrown and blocking main footpath

Reported via desktop in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 15:51, Saturday 27 March 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The hedges along here have grown to such an extent over the last few months that they are now blocking over half the footpath meaning pedestrians cannot pass safely and at the correct social distance. This is particularly unsafe at school drop off and pick up times. The hedges are also becoming quite prickly with long spikey branches.

Council ref: ENQ21891235

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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 15:51, Saturday 27 March 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:37, Saturday 24 April 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:16, Saturday 22 May 2021

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    Now more obstructive of the path.

    Posted anonymously at 17:04, Thursday 27 May 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:40, Saturday 19 June 2021

  • Still not cut back. Grown even more!

    Posted anonymously at 16:15, Friday 25 June 2021

  • How long does it take to resolve this issue. I have seen young children on the way to school be scratched by these over grown bushes recently. It is not safe for two people to pass down this path let alone at social distance without having to step onto the road. Please sort this out urgently. This is a PUBLIC right of way.

    Posted anonymously at 16:40, Saturday 3 July 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:59, Saturday 17 July 2021

  • Thank you for this report. I have been advised by an active local resident that this issue is being dealt with by a Local Councillor. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:02, Monday 19 July 2021

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