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Numerous over grown trees

Reported via desktop in the Overgrown tree/hedges category anonymously at 09:40, Sun 20 February 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 417833.

Last year or the year before one of the trees next to this property fell into London Road. there are still several over grown trees close to the road which i reported years ago as needing cutting back. how long before another one falls and maybe hits a car?

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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 09:40, Sun 20 February 2022

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:33, Mon 21 February 2022

  • We acknowledge your concerns and have carried out an initial inspection. Whilst we won’t be taking immediate action, we are seeking specialist arboricultural advice and will arrange for any advised works once their assessment has been completed. If the fault deteriorates significantly please report this again to us.Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:11, Tue 1 March 2022

  • What is being done to get these trees at least reduced in height before the winter storms? a tree in Meeres Lane had to be quickly felled at most likely great cost to the council/highways during the storms earlier this years before it could fall due to a cracked trunk.

    Surely the council can approach irresponsible owners and ask them to get them trimmed before the council/highways has to step in and foot the bill? hopefully before it ends up across the main road potentially hitting a car and or one of the new houses opposite.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 23:28, Sat 30 July 2022

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