6:03 pm, Fri 20 Jun 2014
She was attacked by serial sex offender - in the dark. And now Jemma Russell has waived her right to anonymity to lead a campaign for the return of all-night street lighting in Kent.
Kent County Council is currently switching off thousands of street lights between midnight and 5.30am to save money. But Jemma says it leaves her - and many other women - feeling vulnerable.
The blackouts have seen crime levels rise in some of the areas affected. Andrea Thomas reports.
4:00 am, Mon 18 Mar 2013
New eco lights in Hampshire
More street lights will soon be replaced in parts of Hampshire. The county council is rolling out its programme this autumn with Hartley Wintney one place to benefit.
A great deal of the those being replaced are more than 30 years old. The new stock will be energy saving and have dimming controls.
A great deal of the those being replaced are more than thirty years old. The new stock will be energy saving and have dimming controls.
12:23 pm, Thu 30 Aug 2012
East Sussex switches off
Street lights are to be switched off or dimmed across parts of East Sussex to save money.
The changes are to be rolled out on a town by town basis and will only affect lighting in some streets between midnight and the early hours.
12:55 pm, Thu 09 Aug 2012
Dim future for street lights
VIDEO: Twenty thousand street lights in Wiltshire could be switched off or dimmed between midnight and 0530. The council is opening a consultation on the plan in an attempt to save money and cut carbon emissions. Lights at junctions, crossings and in high crime areas won't be affected.