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Street sign overgrown with roadside vegetation

Reported via mobile in the Hedge problem category anonymously at 09:08, Thursday 20 June 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 6131148.

On Spurlands End Road, heading towards the double mini roundabout at the junction of Spurlands End Road/Watchet Lane/Beech Tree Road. The large street sign has been so enveloped by roadside vegetation that you can't see the sign. I felt that the lack of warning of a junction ahead could be a little dangerous.

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Updates

  • All wild birds are protected. This includes their nests (whilst in use or being built) as well as any eggs the nest may contain. Under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 (as amended), it is an offence to:
    • intentionally kill, injure or take any wild bird
    • intentionally damage, destroy or take the nest of any wild bird while it is in use or being built (nests of golden eagle, white tailed eagle and osprey are protected all year round)
    • intentionally destroy an egg of any wild bird
    • intentionally or recklessly disturb certain wild birds or their dependent young while they are nesting (including disturbance of nesting young)
    Although no dates are legally stated between which hedges cannot be trimmed, cut, laid or coppiced, the main bird breeding season is recognised as being between 1 March and 31 July which we adhere to. Please note, if the issue reported is classified by our Highway Officer as an emergency, arrangements will be made to make the hedge safe for both road and pedestrian users in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:08, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Update

    The Highway Officer has attended the site and has resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:00, Monday 24 June 2024

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.