Street Lighting Faults

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Dear Great Yarmouth Borough Council,
Please tell me how many outstanding faults are currently stored in your system, mayrise, in Great Yarmouth & Gorleston ONLY (excluding Caister & the villages etc).

To add to this, I'd like to know how many faults are:

Cable Faults

and i'd also like you to break down the faults into how long it has been since they were first reported.

How many where reported....
More than 5 years ago?
Between 3 & 5 years?
Between 1 & 5 years?
Under a year?

What is your average timeframe for carrying out basic repairs? Re-Lamping/Replacement unit?

What about your average time frame for repairing cable faults?

How many lights have been deemed beyond repair, and removed from your system?

Lastly,
How many of all the faults reported have been reported MORE than 3 times.

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Dear Great Yarmouth Borough Council,

Please note a small error in my report. "Between 1 & 5 years" should be between 1 & 3 years"

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Skinner

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