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Giant Hogweed

Reported via mobile in the Park safety issue category by Pip Millard at 20:09, Wednesday 29 June 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later

Giant Hogweed is growing at The Tumps, just down on the left from the metal bench with Ralph Smith's name on it.

Giant Hogweed is dangerous and toxic. If it comes into contact with skin it can cause injury and lifetime scarring.

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  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue. We will update this report once we decide what action to take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:10, Thursday 30 June 2022

  • Tree Team to action

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:34, Friday 1 July 2022

  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:34, Friday 1 July 2022

  • We have resolved this issue. If this issue reoccurs please log a new report.

    Thank you for using Fix My Street. Reporting issues like this online can help us deal with them more efficiently.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:52, Monday 4 July 2022

  • The Giant Hogweed is still alive and could still cause harm to anyone who touches it. It is very near the footpath.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Pip Millard at 20:52, Wednesday 27 July 2022
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue. We will update this report once we decide what action to take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:37, Thursday 28 July 2022

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue. . We will update this report once we decide what action to take. This is on our list to treat again.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:18, Thursday 28 July 2022

  • The Giant Hogweed is still alive over at The Tumps. I have noticed it is also growing in other places there.

    Posted by Pip Millard at 07:08, Thursday 25 August 2022
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:33, Thursday 25 August 2022

  • The leaves at the base of the plant are still alive and look very healthy! I am moving to Manchester soon and will not be able to follow up about this. Please treat the plant completely.

    Posted by Pip Millard at 11:50, Thursday 22 September 2022
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • We have retreated this area again this week so should now be resolved.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:23, Thursday 22 September 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.