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Mandy Evans, 59, moved in together with her buddy Fredrick Western, 71, round two years in the past and located the following door backyard had began encroaching into theirs.

She says she since been left feeling “sick” on the “disgusting” overgrown mess which has grown so tall it now friends over their backyard fence in Newark, Notts.

Photos present how the again yard jungle belonging to their neighbours, a pair stated to be of their 80s, is nearly utterly coated by a blanket of foliage.

Mandy contacted Newark and Sherwood District Council to ask for his or her assist with the scenario, contemplating the couple is aged and so they reside in a council home.

She says a staff got here out however needed to acquire entry from her backyard as the positioning was unimaginable to stroll by – and accused them of doing a ‘cowboy job’.

A 12 months and a half later, Mandy claims the authority has carried out nothing to deal with the issue backyard that affects her personal property on Staunton Road.

Mandy was planning to alter the previous fence dividing the homes however wants her neighbour’s backyard to be cleared earlier than she might do any of the work.

She added: “This whole situation is making me feel sick, I definitely feel disappointed by the council.

“Two years later it’s nearly six foot high, the whole of the garden, it’s disgusting.

“Something needs doing because, in the end, it is going to damage the fencing of ours.

“It is coming through the fencing, underneath and everything like that, it is peeping through and it is our space.

“We have got animals and brambles are very prickly.

“We have no choice but to rely on the council to do it for the tenants.”

Lee Brazier portfolio holder at Newark and Sherwood District Council, stated: “At the district council we take our responsibility to our tenants extremely seriously.

“We are aware of the situation and, due to GDPR legislation, we are unable to comment on specific cases and individuals.

“As is often the case with these types of things there are some ongoing circumstances which our excellent team are supporting the tenants with.

“I am confident that our tenancy officer team are going above and beyond to support those involved.”