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Students' plea for lighting in 'dark and unsafe' park

Students in Oxford say that drug dealing and attacks at a park near to their campus leaves them feeling unsafe walking there at night.

It has become such an issue that a group from Oxford Brookes University have started a petition to get lights installed at South Park. So far more than a thousand people have signed it.

  • Sophie Bates, Petition organiser

The City Council says it's been working hard to tackle problems in the area.

  • Cllr Tom Hayes, Oxford City Council, Labour

The park is just south of the Headington Campus - east of the city centre - and provides a shortcut from the centre to the student village.

Mary Stanley reports: