Spending on Fenland street lights up by tens of thousands of pounds

Fenland District Council spends tens of thousands of pounds more on street lights compared with five years ago, figures reveal.

Across England, however, councils are cutting lighting costs - which the Local Government Association says can "free up vital cash to protect under pressure services".

From April to December 2018, Fenland District Council spent £139,000 on street lights, according to financial data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local...
source: Fenland Citizen

2019-03-20 13:26
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