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Pathway running length of road between the two entry points to Primrose Way

Reported via mobile in the Tree/hedge restricting available highway category anonymously at 22:02, Wednesday 21 June 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 462942.

Path is becoming dangerous to use due to overhanging bushes and trees. The pavements have not been cleared back to the edging and the path is quite narrow in places. This is our only path along the lane and is a route to school.

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a tree/hedge on the highway. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about trees and hedges on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 22:02, Wednesday 21 June 2023

  • Great news, we’ve had a look at the issue and we have now passed to our Highways Officers for the team to assess what can be done to resolve the matter. We’ll let you know when the assessment has taken place.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:01, Thursday 22 June 2023

  • Just to let you know this issue has turned out to be more complicated than we first thought. We need to take this on for more investigation. We will let you know the situation as soon as we can. Thanks for bearing with us.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:02, Wednesday 28 June 2023

  • Progress! We’ve completed our investigation and works are now planned. Once we know when work is due to take place we will let you know.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:24, Friday 30 June 2023

  • We’re going to sort out the issue as part of our next cycle of works. That means we will include this when we next cut the grass or treat the weeds in your area. We cut the grass three times a year in April/May, June/July and September/October. We treat any weeds twice a year between April and October.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:18, Wednesday 5 July 2023

  • The hedgerow and weeds have still not been cut back, and were certainly not done in June or July as per your last post. The path, which runs the length of Sydney Farm Lane, is used as a route to our local primary school and runs alongside an extremely busy access route to the A1. It is not safe. The hedge needs cutting back and lowering in height, the encroaching undergrowth needs cutting back to return the path to its original width.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 22:10, Tuesday 19 September 2023

  • This has still not been dealt with and is very narrow in places.

    Posted anonymously at 13:08, Tuesday 10 October 2023

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