Freshford Parish Council has responsibility for the maintenance of and electricity supply for 38 street lights in the village.
The parish street lights are programmed to switch on from dusk to midnight and then switch back on from 5.30am to dawn.
Eight of the street lights have been upgraded to LED which use approximately 60% less energy than sodium lamps.
The Parish Council also has responsibility for the maintenance of the street light in the school grounds and the school pays for the electricity used.
It should be noted that the Parish Council does not have ownership of, nor responsibility for, the following street lights:
- 5 lights on the footpath near the Galleries, adjacent to the stream which are the responsibility of BANES
- 10 lights on the footpath below the Glebe, which are the responsibility of CURO