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Basal tree growth.

Reported in the Hedges / Trees on road or verge category anonymously at 11:42, Saturday 27 June 2020

Sent to Warwickshire County Council less than a minute later

The basal tree growth is obstructing the footpaths and subsequently is VERY DANGEROUS as I am a Mobility Scooter user and you cannot see traffic approaching the bottom of Butlin Road and Eastlands Road and I have had very close shaves at both junctions this happens every year and RBC take ages to do anything about this issue.Also the pavements are permanently obstructed by parked vehicles along Clifton Road between Butlin Road and Eastlands Road especially around the push button crossing by Winfield Park.

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  • Warwickshire County Council has received your report which will be reviewed accordingly. There are no automatic updates to the status of this report.

    Regarding the parking, Warwickshire County Council does not have the authority to deal with vehicles parked inappropriately at this location. For assistance with a vehicle which is causing an obstruction you would need to contact the Police who have powers to take appropriate action. The Police have the authority as the Highway Code states“You MUST NOT leave your vehicle or trailer in a dangerous position or where it causes any unnecessary obstruction of the road. [Laws CSDPA sect 21 & RTRA sects 5 & 8]” In such a case they may issue a Fixed Penalty Notice or arrange removal/relocation of the vehicle.

    You make like to raise this issue with the police via your local Community Forum. Three priorities are set for Police attention at the Community Forum - for the next three months. Actions and outcomes of the chosen priorities are then reported back to the next Community Forum. Residents are welcome to attend these meetings. Please visit: Community Forums http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/ communityforums for contact details and more information about your local Community Forum.

    Posted by Warwickshire County Highways at 14:01, Saturday 27 June 2020

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