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Grass verges

Reported via desktop in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 12:51, Monday 24 May 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 hours, 6 minutes later

A posting was made last week, querying the cutting of grass verges on our estate. It asked if the verges were uncut because the new initiative of No Mow May had been adopted. An answer was sent, saying that cutting of verges was not the responsibility of OCC but of Abingdon Town Council. This reply is incorrect. While ultimately verges are the responsibility of OCC, being part of the highway, I find you have delegated this function to the Vale DISTRICT Council. A member of the public should not have to correct information sent by a local council.

Council ref: ENQ21895539

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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 15:57, Monday 24 May 2021

  • I am very sorry for giving you the wrong information, when OCC give a grant for grass cutting it is normally given to the Parish or Town Council.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:48, Wednesday 9 June 2021

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 17:29, Monday 21 June 2021

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