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Street lights going off at 22:30 and not 00:000 this is the whole street

Reported via desktop in the Street light category anonymously at 16:51, Mon 2 November 2020

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 379060.

Lights going off at 22:30 every night

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 16:51, Mon 2 November 2020

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:42, Tue 3 November 2020

  • Thank you for reporting the fact that some streetlights are switching off earlier since the clocks have changed. The issue of part night street lighting turning on/off at different times is a known, but temporary situation. Street lights have sensors that monitor the number of daylight hours, which is how they set their internal clock. During the autumn, the lights enter a period of adjustment when their timings may vary as they adapt to the adjustment to Greenwich Mean Time. Unfortunately this is unavoidable but it is temporary. Lincolnshire County Council now issues an annual press release to remind residents of the temporary occurrence https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ news/ article/ 431/ part-night-streetlights-to-begin-adjustment-to-greenwich-mean-time-as-clocks-go-back Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:44, Fri 27 November 2020

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