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Overgrown bushes onto footpath.

Reported in the Pavements/footpaths category by George Campbell at 09:36, Tue 4 August 2015

Sent to Aberdeenshire Council 3 minutes later

Overgrown bushes over footpath on north side of bridge on Dee street, Banchory, across from caravan site. Problem previously reported but either ignored or bushes cut on south side of bridge.

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    Posted anonymously at 13:02, Wed 5 August 2015

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:50, Tue 1 September 2015

  • The problem still exists. Communications from Aberdeenshire Council merely confirm the ineffectiveness of the Council regarding complaints. I have reported this complaint on three separate occasions to Fix My Street, yet Council state this is the first time they have been notified. They also stated they were unaware who owned the property, which merely compounds their abilities. A local bye-law highlights the necessity to cut-back overgrown trees and hedges yet the problem is rife in Banchory. Begs the question what do Council Officials actually do?

    Posted by George Campbell at 15:50, Tue 1 September 2015

  • As per the norm it took Aberdeenshire Council weeks to resolve the problem. This point alone is one of the reasons I contact Fix My Street, as Aberdeenshire Council would probably ignore my complaint.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by George Campbell at 10:12, Wed 30 September 2015

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