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Roadsides overgrown with weeds.

Reported anonymously at 18:49, Sun 1 November 2015

Sent to Devon County Council and East Devon District Council 1 minute later

The bottom of Cedar Close has become extremely unsightly due to the weeds that have been allowed to accumulate in the roadsides. These weeds have become so established that they will cause damage to both the road surface and the pavement, thus creating a more serious ( and expensive) problem for the Highways department.

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  • The council have replied to my concerns, and due to 'cutbacks' have absolved themselves of any responsibility for overgrown kerbs and pavements. This is such a short-sighted policy, as they are simply storing up problems which will be massively more expensive to deal with at a future time, when the kerbs and pavements begin to break up. A rose can shatter a stone!

    Posted anonymously at 08:26, Wed 4 November 2015

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 08:34, Mon 30 November 2015

  • The council have absolved themselves of any responsibility with regards to the 'upkeep'of road verges etc, other than where it could have a detrimental affect e.g road junctions. How sad that our elected representatives choose to oversee the decline of our lovely county, and 'store up' massive expense for future generations because of damaged roads and pavements. Is Sidmouth being allowed to deteriorate in the same way that Seaton is? I doubt it!

    Posted anonymously at 08:34, Mon 30 November 2015

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