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Manor road community woodland south middle tyning

Reported via mobile in the Overgrown vegetation in Council parks and green spaces category anonymously at 14:23, Wed 26 October 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3916438.

Overgrown field with lots of dog poo! I have reported this problem before and have recently received an email to say it has been resolved, the field has certainly not been cut at all !!

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  • 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.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:26, Wed 26 October 2022

  • Hello. We did cut all of the areas of grass that need cutting in Manor Road Woodland in November (including the area shown in this photo) and it looks like these photos were taken at some point in the autumn when there were still leaves on the trees. But ultimately, Manor Road Woodland is a Local Nature Reserve and we want to provide a mixture of habitats - woodland, hay meadows and areas of long grass and scrub which provides habitats for wildlife - so the aim is not to provide large areas of short grass as we would do in a park.

    It's unfortunate when people don't pick up dog poo because they can't find it in long grass or because its more difficult to collect but we can't risk removing all potential habitat just to make poo easier to find. There is lots of advice online about training dogs to poo in more appropriate areas and we all need to reinforce the message that our open spaces are there for people and wildlife (and not dog toilets)..

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:30, Tuesday 10 January 2023

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