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This is an ongoing problem, our neighbour (not direct) had a boundary with use of about 4ft and extended her garden onto some vacant land that belongs to the council, pulled down our fence and replace… read more
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Hi We live in Somerset in a victorian semi detached house. The
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Our neighbour is claiming a part of our boundary as his. We
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