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The problem exists from the first river bridge on the cycle track all the way to Saltford.all the way out to Saltford.

Reported via desktop in the Excessive or dangerous littering category anonymously at 09:31, Monday 14 February 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 4 hours, 37 minutes later. Council ref: 3309513.

Leaf clearing has not been carried out properly in the past by clearing up to the edge of the tarmac surface. This has left a volume of leaves 12" - 24" onto the cycle track which are slowly rotting down. This will allow grass and weeds to grow over time creating a new verge and substantially reducing the width of the track. The photo number 133338 was taken in Kelston Woods and shows that no clearing has taken place. The track is used by walkers and cyclists and is becoming dangerous as walkers are avoiding the uncleared verges and encroaching into the path of cyclists. It is fairly clear where the tarmac ends at the moment as there is a definite line where the grass and weeds stop. There is a definite difference between the first 200 yards to the bridge and the stretch from there on.

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 09:31, Monday 14 February 2022

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue.
    We will update this report once we decide what action to take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Systems Team at 13:23, Monday 14 February 2022

  • 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 ‘Mud or Debris on the road’ to ‘Excessive or dangerous littering’

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:08, Monday 14 February 2022

  • Two and a half months later and nothing has been done. The verges of the track are being "re-wilded" a polite term for not cutting back the nettles and cow parsley which in a couple of months time will be all over the track.

    Posted anonymously at 18:34, Monday 25 April 2022

  • Thank you for reporting this issue, we will clear all litter during our next scheduled visit to the area.

    Read more about Cleansing in Bath & North East Somerset. http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ services/ streets-and-highway-maintenance/ litter-street-care-and-cleaning

    The report is now closed, further comments may not be monitored.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:20, Thursday 26 May 2022

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