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Attack victim campaigns to keep street lights

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.

New street lights for 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.

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