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Dangerous path along full length of the hill section of the Grimsby road

Reported via desktop in the Overgrown tree/hedges category anonymously at 12:05, Sat 23 October 2021

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 407802.

The path along the full length of the hill section of the Grimsby Road from the opening to the hospital to the junction with high holme Road is dangerous for pedestrians. The path is raised up from the road with a steep drop upto 5 foot in places. There are nettles continually growing which narrow the path and although cut back once this year it is not enough thus forcing people to the road edge with the risk of slipping down the bank into the path of a vehicle. There is also dangling thorny foliage which caught me in the face recently. The trees etc are now so overgrown they form a dense canopy preventing the street lights from casting any light on the path therefore leaving it pitch black and with the obstacles in the way there is a high risk of a serious accident. This is the main walking rout into town for 100's of residents including school children and with the clocks about to change the state of this stretch of path is unacceptable and there is a risk of significant harm to a pedestrian

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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 12:05, Sat 23 October 2021

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:04, Mon 25 October 2021

  • We are sorry but we are not taking immediate action with this report because the footway is clear for pedestrians and all vegetation is cut back. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:06, Tue 26 October 2021

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