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my neighbour owns the drive to our house but we have legal right of access for ourselves and any other services we may need. Both sides are planted very heavily and nieghbour refuses to prune. Calor g… read more
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Question re maintenance of jointly owned boundary wall. On
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damage to a neighbours wall was caused by previous owners back
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