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Street light not working

Reported via desktop in the Street lighting category anonymously at 07:26, Mon 12 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Street light not working for 4nights

Council ref: 2857308

Asset ID: 031972

Column number: 017

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  • Ref: 00387803 Thank you for your report, this has been logged on our management system for repair, our contractors will aim to have this repaired within 7 working days. If it is found to be a supply fault this will be passed to the local DNO operator to attend.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:00, Mon 12 July 2021

  • This Problem has NOT been fixed. On 28 September engineers arrived and unblocked the road drain but this was short lived. The drain became blocked again within hours which was obvious as the burst pipe water leak at 29 Milton Close continued to flow at a high rate. The drainage engineers place sandbags at the base of the garage door at 31 Milton Close and stated that Thames Water engineers would arrive within a couple of hours to fix the leak - but that did not happen. At 2200hrs last evening the 90 year old lady and her unwell husband at 31 Milton Close were brushing water from their garage, water that contained ‘muck’ from the sandbags. I advised the elderly couple not to fight the water due to their health but the incident has caused considerable stress and anxiety. I was so concerned that I notified Thames Valley Police and spoke to, David C78, but he said there was little the police could do but pointed out the problem should be given a high priority. So please take immediate action to fix this blocked drain.

    Posted by Michael John Neil at 16:49, Wed 29 September 2021

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