Broken street lamps in Derbyshire won’t be fixed under controversial plans

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Swathes of Derbyshire could be plunged into darkness under controversial plans to stop fixing broken street lamps.

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) is to launch a consultation on the cost-cutting proposals which would only see failed lights in high-priority areas being replaced.

The plans look set to affect residential streets and industrial estates across the county – but not areas such as hospitals, town centres and accident blackspots.


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