Midnight blackout causes safety fears for residents

W07312H14   Shift worker, Harry Singh-Virk, comes home from work in pitch-darkness

W07312H14 Shift worker, Harry Singh-Virk, comes home from work in pitch-darkness

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THE decision to switch off thousands of street lights across Adur at midnight has sparked fears among residents of a rise in crime.

The money-saving move by West Sussex County Council has left hundreds of homes in pitch darkness at a time when many are still heading home.

Harry and Emily Singh Virk live in North Farm Road, Lancing, and both work shifts, so often arrive home in the small hours.

 

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