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Dangerously thick bramble hedge encroaching footpa

Reported via desktop in the Public footpath or cyclepath category anonymously at 13:40, Friday 22 January 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2495271.

Along the boundary of no 1 Thorpe avenue there is a very thick/wide extremely thorny hedge. It encroaches the public footpath to such a degree that a child in a pushchair/a disabled person in a wheelchair or even a pedestrian could suffer a very nasty injury. The footpath is already compromised by an overgrown grass verge which has taken 2/3 " from its width. Last summer I damaged the sleeve of my expensive leather jacket when I brushed pass the huge thorns on this hedge. We consequently now walk on the road particularly if I have my small grandchildren with me, I'm so frightened they could potentially seriously injure themselves. Footpaths should be for pedestrians to walk on not to endanger life. I urge you please as soon as it is possible to address this situation and also the grass verges around the avenue.

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    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 13:41, Friday 22 January 2021

  • This report relates to a property owner who has been notified.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 11:18, Tuesday 26 January 2021

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