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Overgrown Tree

Reported in the Hedges / Trees on road or verge category anonymously at 16:46, Tue 9 February 2016

Sent to Warwickshire County Council 5 minutes later

Dear Sir / Madam

I write about the tree outside my home at 54 Barbridge Road, Bulkington, Bedworth, CV12 9PD. Growth over recent years has brought it to a state of significant nuisance to my own family and neighbours around us. Besides all the usual droppings of leaves and catkins, it drops copious amounts of the stickiest, almost irremovable sap during the summer months which quickly coats everything to the front of the property, including windows, brickwork, driveway and cars. This then attracts dirt, wasps and flies to the extent that many times last summer there could be 100 wasps feeding on my car when I went to get into the vehicle. Trying to get them to fly away before getting into the car is unpleasant, the children run around in terror and there is always the fear of letting a few into the car and them causing a serious distraction whilst driving. Large amounts of fly spray only worked for a few hours.

You can see from the attached the extent to which the tree has been previously cut back. Please could you arrange for similar work to be undertaken again as soon as possible?

If I have selected the wrong reporting mechanism, please pass to the correct department.

With regards

Andrew Crowter

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  • Warwickshire County Council has received your report which will be reviewed accordingly. There are no automatic updates to the status of this report - this is something we are working on as part of the improvements to fault reporting

    Posted by at 09:24, Wed 10 February 2016

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by an administrator at 11:06, Thu 15 March 2018

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