THURROCK COUNCIL bosses have indicated that they have no plans to turn off the street lights in Thurrock.
The matter came to light as Essex County Council (ECC) have announced a series of cuts to lighting in Essex.
ECC now plans to roll out part-night street-lighting in eight districts and boroughs by February 2014.
The current schedule for switching ECC-owned street-lights to part-night lighting is as follows:
· Basildon & Colchester – 1 November 2013
· Epping Forest & Castle Point – 1 December 2013
· Rochford & Tendring – 1 January 2014
· Brentwood & Harlow – 1 February 2014
Portfolio holder, cllr Andy Smith said: “Despite the plans being rolled out over Essex, we have no plans to do the same in Thurrock.