What is interesting about looking out for environmental issues as I go out and about campaigning is that some issues exist everywhere and other issues are more obvious in some areas as compared to others. For example, I was pleased that I saw hardly any graffiti in the first half of the session.
I was pleased to see new trees on the Brabazon Estate. I am not sure if these trees are part of the extra 1000 trees pledge but was great to see nonetheless.
Here are some things to report:
1) Footway defects
The first one is on the corner of 59 Northfield Road – some could trip here:
2) Grass verges
One of the things that concerned me most yesterday was the damage to the grass verges. Apart from not looking nice, when these have to be repaired, there is a cost to the taxpayer. In some parts of the Borough such damage has been prevented with the use of bollards but as per a previous posting, this are not always popular.
The first was outside 2 Meadow Waye:
There were some others but not as bad as the above.
I did say at the top that I did not see much at the beginning but many of the utility boxes in Wentworth Road were covered. They were at: