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Overgrown verges to knee height

Reported via mobile in the Damage to grass verges category anonymously at 12:11, Monday 28 June 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 2823561.

Overgrown verges now to knee height. Appreciate council are trying to pass off as encouraging ‘natural’ habitat but on residential roads verges it categorically is not - just dog crap, dumping of items (household, tipping, gas cannisters, drug paraphernalia (nb I will not be putting my hand in to pick up dog mess), masks, car bits, etc). The seeds, spores, are also danger to our animals, both for housing ticks & if they get spines in their ears, eyes, paws (as a Risk Manager I would seek recompense from council for any loss in this regard in their dereliction of duty of care!). When can we expect services we pay for to be carried out?

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 07:33, Tuesday 29 June 2021

  • London Borough of Bexley It is a bloody disgrace everywhere with pathetic excuses being given or none. Have reported ours in Luddesdon Road several times & Fix my Street, no response! - dangerous to pets eyes/ear/paws due to grass seeds, drug/gas bottle/bottles/car bits/other general rubbish being dumped/concealed, can’t exit cars when verge is roadside, dangerous when driving as cannot see round overgrown areas & roundabouts as restricted view now knee length, full of sh*t (& I’m def not putting my hand in when I can’t c what’s in there to pick up mine!) - come on we pay for this service, buck up London Borough of Bexley. Next excuse will be the machines cannot cope with the length or amount!

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 23:11, Sunday 4 July 2021

  • I have provide my Email but receive no updates. Now to knee height and worse in some areas.

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 16:28, Tuesday 6 July 2021

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