Vegetation to be cleared from footpaths at Glenconnor
Works will be carried out in the next few weeks to clear vegetation from footpaths on the west side of the Glenconnor Road.
The issue was brought to the attention of the Council at this week’s Borough District Meeting by Cllr Michael Murphy who stated that the footpaths are in urgent need of
Cllr Murphy said hedges are overgrown and large amounts of growth and clay are covering the inside of the paths.
He also requested that the hedge cutter and the sweeper could visit the location at the earliest
opportunity. “Indeed any other machinery required as well as such works are crucial for pedestrian safety,” Cllr Murphy told officials.
In reply, the District Engineer said he visited the area and has inspected the footpaths.
He said he noted that there are three sections of the footpath on the west side of the Glenconnor Road measuring about 270 metres that require to be cleared of vegetation.
He informed Cllr Murphy that the works will be carried out over the next few weeks.