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Trees archive 2017-2018


Archive has 121 results

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council (17 018 383)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 29-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the Council's decision not to prosecute a property developer for carrying out unauthorised work on a tree in a conservation area. It is unlikely an investigation by the Ombudsman would find fault with the way the Council reached its decision and so we cannot question its merits.

  • Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (17 018 582)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 27-Mar-2018

    Summary: Mr X is unhappy with the Council's response to his complaint about a tree with low-hanging branches close to his home. The Ombudsman will not investigate his complaint. This is because an investigation is unlikely to find fault causing significant personal injustice and it is reasonable for Mr X to use the legal remedy available.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (17 018 268)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 26-Mar-2018

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's refusal to allow him to fell and cut back the protected trees on his property. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because Mr X has already appealed to the Planning Inspector.

  • Essex County Council (17 019 013)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 26-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs X's complaint about Council failures to cut back the vegetation overhanging the highway where she lives. It is not the Ombudsman's role to decide who has the legal responsibility to carry out this work.

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council (17 003 974)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 19-Mar-2018

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr Y's complaint about trees which he says block pavements and encroach on to the road where he lives. This is because Mr Y is not caused significant, personal injustice from his complaint.

  • Bristol City Council (17 007 154)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 15-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not consider further Mr X's complaint about the impact of the Council's trees on his property. I am satisfied with the action the Council has taken and proposes to take to deal with the complaint.

  • Reading Borough Council (17 017 971)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 13-Mar-2018

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr Y's complaint about damage to his property caused by tree roots. The Council says it is not responsible as it does not own the land where the trees grow. It is unlikely we can add to this.

  • Forest Heath District Council (17 017 380)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 13-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Miss A's complaint that the Council's actions have prevented her from carrying out work to a tree. It is unlikely that investigation by the Ombudsman would add anything to the investigation the Council has carried out, or achieve anything significant for Miss A.

  • Darlington Borough Council (17 018 007)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Trees 12-Mar-2018

    Summary: Mrs X complained about the Council's failure to take sufficient action over a large tree which she says is affecting her parents' property. The Ombudsman should not investigate this complaint. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault on the Council's part which has caused injustice to Mrs X or her parents.

  • London Borough of Bromley (17 002 777)

    Statement Not upheld Trees 07-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will discontinue investigation about trees removed without permission, because ongoing action by the Planning Inspectorate and the Council might resolve any injustice.