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Spikey thorn hedge imposing on path

Reported via mobile in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 10:58, Tue 6 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Hedge with evil hidden thorns is leaning over the path, could hurt a child badly and my dog got thorn in foot.

Council ref: ENQ21899848

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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 10:59, Tue 6 July 2021

  • Very disappointed that despite my assurances to others that "FixMyStreet" was great and the problem would be attended to really propmtly - this has NOT been done - the hedge is settling in to its new location halfway across the path - ready to spike all small children and bare legs that get too close. The gap behind it caused by the new fence being erected and it pushed out of the way, is filling in nicely so it no longer looks like it was ever there. the cut off branches that were slung onto the grass verge have grown into the long grass and been mown over now so the thorns are now spread about nicely too.

    Posted anonymously at 09:15, Wed 4 August 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Really need to add more pictures, the path is getting overgrown from above as well now. Really disappointed with the lack of any care from those we pay to look after the paths.

    Posted anonymously at 09:59, Wed 1 September 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council. I am very sorry for my late response to this enquiry this is due to a very high workload. This issue has now been to the VWHDC Parks Team.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:04, Tue 7 December 2021

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