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Pensioner can't leave home because of 'obstacle course' outside

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An 84-year-old woman living in a council-owned bungalow hasn't stepped off her doorstep in six weeks, claiming her surroundings are an "obstacle course".

Madeleine Carter has lived at Whitebeam Court in Motum Road in Norwich for the last 25 years.

But her son Paul Carter says the maintenance of the outside area — and as a result his mum's physical and mental health — has gone "seriously downhill".

Madeleine Carter, 84, said she was scared to leave the house. This is her in May before she required a walker and could still use her sticks - Credit: Paul Carter

The retired wholesaler said: "This is a court for the elderly and disabled and it's being left to rot. It's an absolute disgrace.

"My mum went........

© Norwich Evening News

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