River accidents

PUBLISHED: 10:17 08 February 2008 | UPDATED: 08:20 02 June 2010

WITH regard to the following I think a publication in our local newspaper might do the trick, whereas all my efforts have failed. I am talking about accidents at nearby rivers. For months now five street lamps at Chain Bridge, March have not been working

WITH regard to the following I think a publication in our local newspaper might do the trick, whereas all my efforts have failed. I am talking about accidents at nearby rivers.

For months now five street lamps at Chain Bridge, March have not been working. This particular bridge is the one that spans the river.

Whilst there are still two lamps working out of the seven provided this area is now poorly lit. I have reported this matter to the authorities by verbal approach, also by letter but to date nothing has been done.

On Thursday January 17 both my wife and myself travelled by road to Peterborough during the evening. Lo and behold we found six other street lights out at Hobbs Lot Bridge and the junction of the Goosetree straight A141 junction. Both these junctions can be dangerous if not treated with care hence the need for street lighting.

I hope that if published this letter has the desired effect.

COLIN HOLMES

Elm Road

March

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