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Both number 25 & 26 Medway Place Have decided to block off the footpath and claim that area as there own which looks bad also each house is claiming about 8 to 10 square metres if freehold land. They have a gate either side. Often people walk that way from the bus stop they really can’t now unless they go through two gates and number 27 and 28 would also have to go through there gates if they want access from the front. They have a small garden area in front of there houses but now both houses have decided to claim the footpath as there own property. It shouldn’t be allowed to happen. I know the postmen aren’t happy about it and often people mention it to me going up the footpath/cycle path with my dog and I just say don’t know how they have got away with it. I think the fences should be at the end of there garden next to the footpath if they want a fence but not claiming approximately 8 to 10 sq meters of land each. I live nearby and i am also freehold and what they’ve done isn’t right and should he seen to

Reported via mobile in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 21:34, Sunday 19 May 2024

Sent to Northumberland County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5994057.

See above The fences have been up a few months I guess I’m amazed nobody else has been in touch. I was going to mention it to Wayne Daley but he’s been no use in the past so my street so I’ve been informed us brilliant

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  • Thank you for your report. We will review this report within 10 working days. If you do have photographs please upload them to the report. This will assist us in our response.

    Posted by Northumberland County Council at 21:34, Sunday 19 May 2024

  • Still no word as yet

    Posted anonymously at 10:52, Wednesday 29 May 2024

  • Now the neighbour one up has decided to put two largish plant pots with small trees/shrubs in its getting crazy people deciding they actually own the public pathway or at least it used to be

    Posted anonymously at 12:22, Monday 3 June 2024

  • Now fix my street isn’t as good as it’s meant to be to sort this out. His help is if it’s gone to Wayne Daley it will never be sorted unless he is getting his photo taken this has been complained about a good while now. And many people complain about it when I am on the path including the posties

    Posted anonymously at 14:48, Wednesday 12 June 2024

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 00:10, Monday 17 June 2024

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