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Street lighting not working

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 20:38, Fri 2 November 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

For about 4 weeks or so the light across the road from my house has been working on and off, the last few days at least 3 are not working properly they come on at dusk but by 8pm they go off, very dark and intimidating as all in close proximity.

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  • Ref: 347647 Thank you for your report; we have logged this as a fault on our management system. Our current policy is for our contractor to attend electrical & structural emergencies as a priority; these will be attended within a 24hr period. All other faults are logged on our management system, for efficiency, these are grouped by area and the date they were reported, and the contractor attends against a programmed of works based on this approach.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:31, Mon 5 November 2018

  • This street light is still out .. it must be about 6 weeks now that it’s not been working!

    Posted anonymously at 20:01, Wed 14 November 2018

  • Thank you for your update, this unit was only reported to us as being out of light on the 5 November and is on our management system for attendance.

    Posted anonymously at 09:30, Thu 15 November 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:33, Mon 10 December 2018

  • Lights are still not working properly, still very dark most evenings with at least 4 lights out at the same time.

    Posted anonymously at 22:08, Monday 7 January 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:15, Tuesday 5 February 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:21, Tuesday 5 March 2019

  • This is ridiculous, lights still not working properly, very very dark between a certain area,

    Posted anonymously at 15:48, Thursday 4 April 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report , unfortunately this was attended by our contractors in November and January with components fitted on each visit. Sorry that this hasnt completed the repair we will raise a new fault with our new contracotrs to ensure this is rtectified. We arent scouting at present so have to rely on the reports we get so we are sorry this hasnt been repaired as of yet. The new fault ref is : 00352156

    Posted anonymously at 10:06, Friday 5 April 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:50, Thursday 2 May 2019

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 21:11, Monday 17 June 2019

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