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Light in passageway from Grendon Walk to Woodcote Avenue is obscured

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 13:32, Wednesday 10 April 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to West Northamptonshire Council 20 hours, 22 minutes later. FixMyStreet ref: 5834520.

The only light in this passageway has been obscured by trees in the garden of the adjoining house, which is currently unoccupied. This leaves the passageway in total darkness. Last night, just before 11pm I was walking home up this path and I tripped on an uneven slab (that I was unable to see) and hurt my knee and shoulder. The pictures attached are taken from the top of the path looking towards Woodcote Ave. The one with the house shows the outside light on the house as the only source of light. This hedge needs to be cut back urgently before someone else suffers injury. Thank you

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  • Category changed from ‘Other’ to ‘Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging’

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by West Northamptonshire Council at 09:54, Thursday 11 April 2024

  • 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.

    Posted by West Northamptonshire Council at 09:54, Thursday 11 April 2024

  • Investigation: Ongoing (Reported to a third party) - As this is private vegetation, we have sent a Standard Enforcement Letter to the occupier(s), asking them to cut this back. This could take up to a month to resolve. We will update you further.
    For more information about our services, please visit https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/ parking-roads-and-transport
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    Posted by West Northamptonshire Council at 14:08, Tuesday 16 April 2024

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