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Cars driving on footpath, parking on grass and destroying grass

Reported in the Car parking category anonymously at 11:56, Tue 11 June 2019

Sent to Carlisle City Council and Cumbria County Council 3 minutes later

We have a problem on Linden Terrace with cars driving/reversing along footpath and parking/driving on grass. There are spaces on the road for the cars, so no reason to park on and damage grass. The grass is being worn down to mud, it will be impossible for the council to cut the grass around the car, one parks there nearly all day everyday, so the grass underneath it will die. As for the driving down the footpath to park on the grass, parents of young children should not have to teach the children to look out for cars on the footpath, this could possibly end in an accident, it would be be a shame for an accident to happen before any action is taken. The visitors to the house are also using the public grass as a car park/right of way. It's nice living in a street with grass, that the council look after and the kids can play on, but it's not right that it should be turned into a car park.

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  • Only received automated response from council, promising reply within 5 working days, a month later and still no reply. I will be adding problem again and again until I get the problem sorted by the council

    Posted anonymously at 12:34, Tue 9 July 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Council still not acted on this, at all. will keep trying

    Posted anonymously at 13:02, Tue 6 August 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Problem still occurring, I am now in talks with local city councillor about trying to get a solution.

    Posted anonymously at 08:50, Wed 4 September 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • I am still attempting to get this sorted

    Posted anonymously at 09:07, Wed 2 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:31, Wed 30 October 2019

  • Have been promised that Council will sort it before Christmas

    Posted anonymously at 10:01, Wed 27 November 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:07, Wed 25 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:59, Wednesday 22 January 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:10, Wednesday 19 February 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:36, Wednesday 18 March 2020

  • Metal bollards have been put in to stop vehicles driving on grass.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 15:04, Wednesday 15 April 2020

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