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This streetlight doesn't work at all on random nights but is absolutely fine on other nights

Reported via mobile in the Street Light category anonymously at 00:00, Thursday 29 April 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

A very strange and confusing issue.

This streetlight works most of the time however on random nights it will not work at all. This has been happening for maybe a few months.

These dark nights have happened quite a few times and sometimes the next night it will be completely fine. Then some nights will pass and then it will be another dark night where the street lamp doesn't work at all.

So it has been very confusing and strange. I have never seen this streetlamp flicker. On some nights it is perfectly fine and shining and other nights completely off and dark.

I would rather the street lamp always be on or always be off. It is difficult to adjust to the sudden changes of light (the street lamp light shines into my bedroom and I have gotten used to sleeping with that amount of light and then when it is a random night where the street lamp is completely off it is difficult to sleep in the darkness as I am not used to it.)

Can the streetlight always stay on at night or never be on? It is disturbing having it shine on some nights and not on other nights. Either always on or never on please. On on on on off on on off off on on on on on off is disturbing.

Thank you, i hope you understand.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:00, Thursday 29 April 2021

  • A job has been raised with our contractors to action this issue and appropriate repairs or maintenance will be undertaken as soon as they can.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:53, Thursday 29 April 2021

  • (It is the next night since the post) Tonight the lamp is shining.

    Remember that the problem was that this streetlamp is switched on for most nights and then off for some random nights.

    I intend to post an update the next time the streetlamp is off for the whole night.

    Posted anonymously at 22:02, Thursday 29 April 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 22:02, Thursday 29 April 2021

  • It is the next night since i updated. Tonight the streetlamp is switched off. That night that I posted (28th April) the streetlamp was off. The next night (29th April) I updated and the streetlamp was on. And tonight - the 30th April the street lamp is off again!

    Please can I have an explanation, this is a strange issue!

    Keep in mind that the lamp has been going off and on for maybe months. Its not flickering, its either on for the whole night or off for the whole night.

    Please can this strange issue be looked into? Can I also receive any explanation if you find it?

    This is strange..

    Posted anonymously at 21:48, Friday 30 April 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 21:48, Friday 30 April 2021

  • 1st May - Tonight the streetlamp is switched off.

    Since my post it has been off for the first night, on for the next night, off for the next night and tonight it is off!

    If the lamp was just broken then why is it that after it has been dark, it switches back on at a different night?

    For example when I posted this post it was off then the next night the streetlamp was on again! Then the next night it was off again!

    I mentioned in my post that it has been on for some nights and off for others. This has been happening for maybe months.

    Please Bristol City Council, can you provide me with an explanation of how this is happening? It is strange!

    Posted anonymously at 21:52, Saturday 1 May 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 21:52, Saturday 1 May 2021

  • 2nd May- Tonight the streetlamp is switched off.

    If the streetlamp is broken in a normal way then how come on the night of 29th April the streetlamp was shining as normal after it was completely dark the previous night?

    And how come this on-off thing has been going on for maybe months? This streetlamp doesnt flicker. It is either on for the whole night or off for the whole night.

    Bristol City Council - please can you address my questions? I think there is something strange going on with this streetlamp. Do you agree it is strange? If you have an explanation then please share it with me.

    I hope you can fix this problem soon! Many thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 23:00, Sunday

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 23:01, Sunday

  • 3rd May - the streetlamp is still switched off.

    Posted anonymously at 22:43, Monday

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    IMPORTANT: If you see a street light that is likely to cause injury because of damage to the post or door, or the light cover is hanging off, call: 0117 922 2100, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm 0117 922 2050, all other times.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 22:43, Monday

  • 4th May - The streetlamp is off still.

    Posted anonymously at 22:31, Tuesday

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