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Overgrown trees and bushes in alleyway between Yarnells Hill and Laburnum Road.

Reported via desktop in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 07:58, Friday 4 June 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The alleyway between Yarnells Hill and Laburnum Road is dangerously overgrown. The Laburnum Road end is the worst with trees and bushes obstructing the pathway and making it difficult to see when using it at night. Not sure if the street light is working as not visible with the overgrowth.

Council ref: ENQ21896485

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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 07:59, Friday 4 June 2021

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    Thank you for your report. I have visited the site you pinpointed on the map, the Larch Close to Yarnells Hill link footpath, see photos.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:13, Friday 11 June 2021

  • Thank you for your report. I have visited the site you pinpointed on the map, the Larch Close to Yarnells Hill link footpath, see photos, and assessed the issue that you have identified. I have requested 28 day notices be sent to the owners of the properties, whose vegetation is overgrowing this footpath, to cut it back.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:22, Friday 11 June 2021

  • This is not just an issue at night. People walking both ways struggle to pass each other at points. Also the path is becoming slippery. Really slippery in wet weather. It is hard to locate the dog poo bin due to the iver growth.

    Posted anonymously at 23:25, Wednesday 23 June 2021

  • Thank you for your update. Street cleaning issues are not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council, they are the responsibility of the Vale of White Horse District Council.
    Contact them at:
    Web Address: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/
    Tel: 01235 422422 (Text phone users add 18001 before you dial)
    Email: enquiries@whitehorsedc.gov.uk
    Web Page: https://eform.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/ ebase/ ufsmain?formid=REPORTIT&SOVA_TAG=VALE&ebd=0&ebz=2_1624613002243
    Or contact Biffa, their street cleaning contractors, directly at:
    Tel: 0300 0610610

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:28, Friday 25 June 2021

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    Thank you for your report. I have visited the site again. The overgrown vegetation, obstructing the footpath at this location, has been trimmed or cut back, see photos.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:29, Wednesday 11 August 2021

  • Thank you for your report. I have visited the site again. The overgrown vegetation, obstructing the footpath at this location, has been trimmed or cut back, see photos. I am therefore closing this report.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:31, Wednesday 11 August 2021

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