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Overgrown tree/hedges problem

Reported via Open311 in the Overgrown tree/hedges category by Customer Services at 09:32, Fri 30 July 2021

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 4165029.

overgrown hedges blocking footpath and obscuring vision on highways

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:32, Fri 30 July 2021

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 06:42, Mon 2 August 2021

  • I reported this issue some months ago after seeing pedestrians having to walk in the busy A16 roadway which is dangerous. The reply from LCC was that it was not their hawthorn hedge, even though it was blocking their pavement. Whilst I told them I believed it was D S Smith packing hedge, they told me it was down to me to find the owner. I sent a message to D S Smith but they did not bother to reply. However the pavement is LCC's responsibility and they should cut the hedge back or chase D S Smith.

    Posted anonymously at 17:05, Tue 3 August 2021

  • This issue is being dealt with by the third party responsible and the works should take place in the next 3 to 4 weeks. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 13:23, Wed 4 August 2021

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