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Overgrown and rampant ivy and brambles destroying my fence

Reported in the Shrubs and Hedge category anonymously at 00:01, Sat 6 June 2020

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later

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I reported this issue to yourselves last year with no response. Last year I myself had to cut back a huge amount of ivy and brambles which were destroying my fence causing even more damage and injuring myself in the process. I now have a problem with foxes entering my garden through the gaps caused by these vigorous plants/weeds and terrorising my dogs. The images I have attached show the growth at present. In a few weeks my fence will be totally engulfed by these weeds. Please may I request to have them removed. I am also requesting to have my fence either renewed or repaired due to the damage caused. I understand that some issues you receive may not be a priority due to the current circumstances - Covid 19, but I initially reported this issue in 2019 and nothing was done about it. I'd also just like to thank you for planting all the lovely new trees in Barnehurst Open Space, they look amazing! Hope to hear back from yourselves soon.

Sonia Chadwick

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  • This case is currently being investigated

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 00:01, Sat 6 June 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 01:03, Sat 4 July 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:42, Sat 1 August 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:10, Sat 29 August 2020

  • State changed to: Action scheduled

    Updated by London Borough of Bexley at 14:37, Wed 16 September 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 22:05, Sat 26 September 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:20, Sun 25 October 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:01, Sun 22 November 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:45, Sun 20 December 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:28, Sunday 17 January 2021

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