Penalty fees

PUBLISHED: 16:28 13 March 2008 | UPDATED: 06:57 30 May 2010

MICHAEL Crouch asks about penalty charges for the new police station building. Whilst on the subject of protecting the public purse may I mention street lighting... or should I say lack of it. I, and I am sure many others fumble around at 3am to locate t

MICHAEL Crouch asks about penalty charges for the new police station building. Whilst on the subject of protecting the public purse may I mention street lighting... or should I say lack of it.

I, and I am sure many others fumble around at 3am to locate their car to go to work in the dark, driving past the new police station lit up like Blackpool Illuminations, and it is not even occupied. Why?

Seems a bit ridiculous, if, as the council tells us there has been no increase in crime since the lights were switched off - has anyone ever stolen a police station???

What are we going to do with the money saved? Certainly not reduce the council tax. Save carbon emissions? Not in my area as people are putting up their own security lights!!!!

Eithne Stretch

Heywood Lane

Great Dunmow

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