Lights out: Surrey County Council announces streetlights to be turned off in Epsom and Ewell. – Worried residents fear crime rates will rise when more than 500 streets in Epsom and Ewell are to be plunged into darkness next month as the county council attempts to balance its budget.
Surrey County Council has announced which street lights will be turned off across the borough between midnight and 5am from January 2017.
The phased night lighting programme in Epsom and Ewell follows mass reductions in Guildford, Surrey Heath and Waverley.
Between December and February, more than 40,000 streetlights across Surrey will be turned off in the early hours.