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Street lamp works only intermittently making the road very dark for pedestrians. I know of two who have fallen off the pavement because they couldn't see the kerb. Also, the pole is completely covered in ivy..

Reported in the Street lighting category by Andrew Bax at 16:02, Sat 24 November 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

New lamp please - and cut back the ivy. It's been like this for over a year and I have reported it before, but no action

Thank you for contacting Oxfordshire County Council Street lighting, unfortunately we are currently only available to respond to emergency situations which may have an impact on the health and safety of members of the public, these will be dealt with within a 24 hour period.
Reported faults will continue to be registered on our management system and these will be tackled in coming months.

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  • Ref: 348421 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 09:59, Mon 26 November 2018

  • The ivy has been cut back from the lamp post but it still works only intermittently

    Posted by Andrew Bax at 17:44, Sat 22 December 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:35, Saturday 19 January 2019

  • Still not working

    Posted by Andrew Bax at 08:39, Sunday 17 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report, this is an open fault on our management system, we have recently appointed a new term time contractor who is currently in the process of attending and repairing the outstanding faults left from the transition from the previous contractor. They are working on an area based approach and will attend as soon as possible.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:09, Monday 18 February 2019

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 09:38, Sunday 17 March 2019

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