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Tree alongside public footpath has signs of ash die-back

Reported via desktop in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 11:45, Mon 13 March 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4306991.

Tree alongside public footpath is reported to the Town Council as showing signs of ash-die and there is concern regarding the health of the tree.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. Officers will now investigate the concerns and this may take up to 5 working days. If you believe that your concerns are urgent then please phone us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:45, Mon 13 March 2023

  • I have got written evidence of ash-die back from an arborist. Willing to provide this if necessary

    Posted anonymously at 12:33, Mon 13 March 2023

  • Photos attached. Tree also hits our roof in high winds. Arborist explained that tree is now dangerous and will be completely dead in 2 to 3 years.

    Posted anonymously at 18:23, Mon 13 March 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing - We can confirm that a tree inspection will be undertaken, further updates will be provided following this and we will update you as soon as possible.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:01, Tue 14 March 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found) - Further to our cursory inspection, we can confirm that works have now been instructed for Tree Core testing to be undertaken. Further updates will be provided following this.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:38, Tue 28 March 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing (Defect Found) - Further to our cursory inspection, we can confirm that works have now been instructed for Tree Core testing to be undertaken. Further updates will be provided following this.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:08, Tue 28 March 2023

  • Do we know when the tree core sample is likely to take place? The tree is continuing to drop dead branches.

    Posted anonymously at 20:58, Wed 19 April 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Not Started - We can confirm that following a detailed tree assessment the tree at this location is in a fair overall condition with no symptoms of ash dieback. Works have been instructed for a crown reduction to be undertaken within the next 28 days.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:23, Thu 4 May 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Scheduled

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 07:43, Tue 6 June 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Ongoing

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:12, Tue 6 June 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Completed (Work Completed)

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:32, Tue 6 June 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Ongoing (Work Completed)

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:56, Tue 6 June 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Defect Found), Defect Repair: Completed (Work Completed)

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:45, Wed 7 June 2023

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