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This was fixed day before yesterday and now is no longer workino.

Reported via mobile in the Street lighting category by Mike zatourofd at 22:47, Thu 25 November 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Street light out again! Thank

Council ref: 3144424

Asset ID: 031830

Column number: 001

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  • SUPPLY FAULT - Passed to District Network Operator (Energy Supplier)

    When our street lighting contractor previously attended site it was confirmed that there was a fault with the electricity supply to that lights rather than within the lights themselves, this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves.

    In much the same way as a typical household, Oxfordshire County Council is responsible only for the street light, but not for the electrical infrastructure outside of its own asset, the cabling serving street lights is provided and maintained by the LDNO; these are outside of the local authority control and subject to a separate regulatory framework overseen by ofgem.

    Oxfordshire County Council’s contractor is not permitted in any way to interfere with or try to repair electricity supply faults, as they would be in breach of the statutory safety regulations if they tried to do so.

    Once the electricity supply company advises Oxfordshire County Council the fault is rectified we will confirm this within our regular inspection programme to ensure that the light as a whole is in working order.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:06, Mon 29 November 2021

  • Gone again!!! This is the third time and was fixed … !….two days Ago … again

    Posted by Mike Zatouroff at 19:20, Sat 4 December 2021

  • Still light out

    Posted anonymously at 16:03, Thu 23 December 2021

  • Lorry with aerial platform examined light that IS working and avoided faulty one !

    Posted by Mike Zatouroff at 09:48, Tue 28 December 2021

  • This was first reported in November 2020 and the street remains unlit - is there a logistical reason so we may sympathise as we fall over !

    Posted anonymously at 23:32, Wed 12 January 2022

  • "this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves" Will you give them a reminder please. Our street is very very dark at night and it has gone on for far too long.

    Posted anonymously at 15:33, Wed 19 January 2022

  • The problem remains…. No light and cannot see! I appreciate that you have staffing problems with covid etc. …. BUT. Communication is the name … tell us your difficulties so we can understand - this is basic political management - so demonstrate that you are thinking adults! please

    Posted by Mike Zatouroff at 19:11, Wed 19 January 2022

  • Still no repair- this has been out since November 2021- surely this can be mended before the summer please?

    Posted by Mike Zatouroff at 09:14, Sun 23 January 2022

  • Working!

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Mike Zatouroff at 10:08, Tue 1 February 2022

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 10:08, Tue 1 February 2022

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