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Street light number 1 Hawke Lane

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 05:11, Thursday 3 October 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

I reported this light 6 months ago as it shines constantly in my bedroom window and causes migraines they put a collar on and dawn to dusk stting it went off at 1am today your employee was tampering with the woring I explained the story he said was checking but this was a lie now its been on all night and im ill again why are you doing this please sort he said it needs a bigger collar and the light can be turned away from my home please sort urgently

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  • Dear Resident. It was never agreed that this would switch-off at 1am but that it would dim, which was what was ordered and according to the contractors report back was fitted on 27/2/2019. Additionally in Novemebr 2017 a large front shield was fitted to try to reduce the light towards your house. This light is a at a sharp bend in the street and on consulting the Parish Council at the time they confirmed that it shouldn't be switched off but that dimming was acceptable. There has been an all night light at this location for many years. Having shielded and dimmed the unit we would suggest perhaps thicker/lined curtains might help to reduce further the light.

    Posted anonymously at 16:58, Tuesday 8 October 2019

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