Paradise Place, St Clair Residents say this tree has been reported to Penrith Council many times as huge branches have fallen already. Residents claim tree professionals say “it will fall at any time”. With 15 children living in the street, many residents are worried.
DANGEROUS trees at St Clair and Emerton have topped the list of concerns s selected by readers in NewsLocal’s Neighbourhood Rescue campaign.
Residents made complaints about a large and leaning tree on Paradise Place at St Clair.
After already dropping a b branch, damaging a garage, t they feared it could come d down at any time.
On Copeland Rd at Emert ton, residents were fed up with the damage being caused by a large tree hanging over their backyards.
A Blacktown Council s spokeswoman said when a d dangerous tree was report-
Ped, its tree management officers inspected the tree. It would then be assessed for whatever works may be required, including removal if necessary.
“The public can contact the council on 9839 6000 if they identify a tree that may pose a hazard,” she said. A spokesman for Penrith Council said when trees were on private property, residents could lodge an application with the council for pruning or removal works.
“Council officers will inspect the tree and may issue an approval to prune or remove it,” he said.
Details: 4732 7777. Copeland Rd, Emerton Residents fear a large tree over hanging their backyards is causing damage. From leaves blocking gutters causing leaks and branches falling which could cause injury, residents say are frightened and want it gone.