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Overhanging greenery Charlton Lane

Reported via desktop in the Vegetation overhanging a road or pavement from private land or property category anonymously at 19:53, Thursday 22 July 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 3 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes later. Council ref: 2884289.

Hedges, brambles and stinging nettles etc are overhanging the pavement outside St Benedict’s Primary School (Charlton Lane, Midsomer Norton) restricting the pavement width to less than 50% in some places. Children going to and from school are being stung, and are not able to walk beside their parent/carer. Please could this be trimmed back as a matter of urgency? Thank you

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  • I am a grandparent. My wife and I walk our grandson to school several times each week. It is now school holiday time, but the work still needs to be done to protect other pedestrians, and probably re-visited at the end of August in preparation for the new school term.

    Posted anonymously at 20:14, Saturday 24 July 2021

  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Category changed from ‘Obstructive vegetation’ to ‘Overhanging Vegetation’

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:35, Monday 26 July 2021

  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 09:36, Monday 26 July 2021

  • We have looked into this issue and no action will be taken. We will continue to monitor this and take future action if required.
    The report is now closed, further comments may not be monitored.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Systems Team at 11:05, Monday 26 July 2021

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