Hedge Rage Campaign Gains More PR in Scotland Success

by Raymond Notarangelo

Friday, September 11th, 2009

PR in Scotland Holyrood PartnershipScothedge, the group which represents people whose lives have been blighted by overgrown hedges, trees and shrubs, has had its campaign highlighted by the Dunfermline Press.

Scothedge is calling for people in Fife to play their part in helping to convince the Government to bring in new legislation to tackle the problem.

Among the hundreds of members are families who have suffered threats, property damage and loss of property value as a result of the problem, dubbed “hedge rage”.

Yet there are virtually no legal safeguards for the victims and nowher they can turn.

The Scottish Government has launched a three-month consultation process asking scores of relevent groups as well as interested members of the public to give their opinions.

Members of the group hope as many people as possible will back their action plan for a dedicated team of experts to settle disputes across Scotland.

A similar scheme was introduced in England and Wales and now resolves more than 400 cases per year.

To read the full article about  a Fife woman’s “hedge rage” ordeal, click here to visit the Dunfermline Press website.

Scottish public relations agency Holyrood Partnership is helping Scothedge raise awareness of the problem. The ageny’s expert team are pursuing all opportunities for PR in Scotland, both offline and online




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