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Pavement railing line overgrown with nettles

Reported via desktop in the Pavements/footpaths category anonymously at 12:05, Sunday 4 June 2023

Sent to Glasgow City Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4629148.

The two grass plots next to the A814 that run along Victoria Park Drive South (from library to Westland Drive lights) were cut recently for the first time in 21 months (15th May). Shortly thereafter a small sprayer vehicle weedkilled the pavement gutters incl. side streets.

What was not done however, was spray the 21 month weed/rye grass plot overspill from the railings onto that same pavement. Can someone be sent down with a sprayer backpack accordingly to tackle this, as would normally occur. Otherwise the now fading gutter weeds will soon be re-seeded. Thanks.

Please note that, after 21 months, the sheugh along the railing line has naturally become overgrown which this has encouraged outsize nettles in particular to take and for the first time that I can recall in 7 years. (Unintended consequences.) That adjoining pavement is, rightly, used by very small children as a bike route to several local schools and nurseries. Nettles, children, bikes and nearby cars (corralled currently by the emergency work on the Burgh Hall) are not a healthy mix I would suggest. Thanks.

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  • Well, well. Surprise. No action whatsoever. And now that traffic cones have been removed from the pavement oppos. the Burgh Hall works, some lazy @£@%^ has pavement parked thus leaving even less room next to the nettles. (slow hand-clap council & driver)

    Posted anonymously at 12:58, Sunday 11 June 2023

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