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Footpath blocked by an Electric fence

Reported via desktop in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 20:54, Mon 18 September 2023

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5007702.

When crossing footpath RA46 over the stile onto footpath RA4 the footpath should carry on diagonally across the field but when I tried to walk this route a couple of days ago I was unable to due to an electric fence being across the path. Also the stile is a bit rickety.

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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 20:54, Mon 18 September 2023

  • Investigation: Ongoing (Reported to a third party) - A letter has been sent to the relevant landowner requesting that suitable access is provided for pedestrians through the electric fence and that a new stile is installed within the next 28 days.
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    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:12, Tue 19 September 2023

  • Investigation: Completed (Work Completed) - The stile at this location has now been replaced and the electric fence has been removed from the line of the footpath.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:19, Wed 18 October 2023

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