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Badgers Way, Buckingham

Reported via desktop in the Trees category anonymously at 09:15, Wednesday 26 May 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The trees need to be pruned. I ask this most years but nothing gets sorted. Every year I have to climb up a ladder to clear the gutters of leaves and 'tails' that the wind blows into the gutters from the trees causing them to overflow. Yesterday I could have easily fallen off the ladder - I am 67 years old - trying to clear the drains to prevent more rain damage. The trees are so high. I would have thought that someone would have thought that the trees would get very high before they were planted. A much smaller tree would have looked better. I do not want the trees removed, I like trees, but they are very tall.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:15, Wednesday 26 May 2021

  • 10 working days from May 26th when problem posted has been and gone with no result.

    Posted anonymously at 07:37, Tuesday 8 June 2021

  • We have contacted you separately regarding this, and this enquiry is now closed.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:02, Wednesday 9 June 2021

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 17:22, Wednesday 30 June 2021

  • I resent my request as on the first one, the answer I received was that the council would send a technician to look at the trees. No one has actually contacted me with an answer as to if or when the technician attended and what his / her outcome was.

    Posted anonymously at 08:51, Thursday 1 July 2021

  • I left a question on the 30th June asking when the technician was going to visit and find out what he had decided. Still heard nothing.

    Posted anonymously at 09:18, Wednesday 7 July 2021

  • Thank you for your report. We are currently building a package of works where your report will be addressed when we are next in the area.

    Thank you for taking the time to bring this matter to our attention.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:23, Friday 3 September 2021

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