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Street lights broken. Extremely dark.

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 21:52, Wed 4 January 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

Street lamps broken. Area very dark and dangerous. Trips, falls etc.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is logged as a fault on our management system. Currently the temporary policy is for our interim contractor to attend electrical & structural emergencies as a priority, these will be attended within a 24hr period. However, when and if additional resources plus materials are available the contractor has started to carry out repairs to the older outstanding faults these will be grouped by areas for efficiency.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:05, Thu 5 January 2017

  • Called OCC. Apparently the contract with the lighting contractor was terminated in April 2016. they are still trying to find a replacement. no immediate plans to fix. This is appalling! With bad weather forecast, this is not great service from the council.

    Posted anonymously at 10:24, Tue 10 January 2017

  • To clarify our original contractor withdrew from the contract early leaving us in a position of no contractor. We do have an interim contractor in place who has been attending structural and electrical emergencies in the first instance. However, when and if additional resources plus materials are available the contractor has started to carry out repairs to the older outstanding faults these will be grouped by areas for efficiency.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:10, Tue 10 January 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 23:47, Wed 1 February 2017

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