A rant by Besoeker
Where we live borders a green which is council land. It’s lovely to stroll out our front gate with my fuzzy beast, no lead But he doesn’t like the mowers. So I asked the council…..
“I live in ****** Drive
Can you tell me on which dates the grass is scheduled to be cut, please?
It's just so we can avoid walking the dog in these area when the mowers are operating.”
“I can raise a report to send to the contractors so they are aware of this area needs cutting if you wish?”
“In regards to their details unfortunately we are unable to give them out, however if you wanted to raise a request for this to be cut we could pass your details on to the waste officer for your area to contact you.”
“My question is not whether the grass needs cutting. It is WHEN will the mowers be out. so that I can avoid walking my dog at those times.
By all means, feel free to pass on my details to the waste officer in charge.
Terry, our local waste collector, is a brilliant guy. “
“A member of our Customer Service Team will respond to you within 5 working days with advice, guidance or a resolution for your issue. We may need to pass your issue to an experienced specialist officer for investigation before a full response can be given. If this is the case we shall let you know.”
It's tempting to........