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It's a tall order for Local Authority with a bit of a weed problem

Grassclippings - Tall Garden WeedsIt's a tall order when a council has refused to help one of its disabled tenants cut her garden - despite the weeds growing taller than her. 

Sharon O’Connor, 43, who has the dwarfism condition achondroplasia and is registered disabled, is just 3ft 9in.

But a back problem means she can't cut the grass herself and has been forced to watch her garden grow out of control.  The final straw came when the weeds grew to the point that they are now taller than she is and she called her landlords Connect Housing to ask for help.

But housing officials refused - saying they are only responsible for the building in Leeds, West Yorkshire, not its surrounding grounds.

Read more on The Daily Mail




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