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Overgrown consequently inaccessible footpath

Reported via mobile in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 13:57, Sunday 11 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 day, 37 minutes later

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Hi! The footpath that connects Great Western Park South, Didcot to West Hagbourne is completely overgrown, nettles are at head height. This makes it completely inaccessible to the public. This is a public right of way that is unfit for purpose. Seems like the whole path has been neglected and has allowed to become wild. Thanks!

Council ref: ENQ21900385

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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 14:35, Monday 12 July 2021

  • When is this going to be sorted? The footpath was closed for 2 years and now it is not accessible due to the lack of care and maintenance.

    Posted anonymously at 20:08, Monday 19 July 2021

  • It's been closed for so long, and due to the laziness and disregard shown from the local council it has now become unusable. I sometimes wonder why I pay council tax when the services provided are so poor. Do your job and sort it out.

    Posted anonymously at 21:23, Monday 19 July 2021

  • I’ve just came online to log this and have seen I’ve been beaten to it. It’s absolutely shocking that this has been allowed to get so overgrown. It was recently reported that a male was lurking in the bushes (I’m sure it’s not the one in the photo) and gave a dog walker quite the fright. This wouldn’t happen if this was maintained. I urge this to be a priority of the councils, especially now summer holidays have begun.

    Posted anonymously at 21:51, Monday 19 July 2021

  • Many thanks, will be cut asap.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:28, Monday 26 July 2021

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