Power Cut News in the UK

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Northumberland couple hit out at power cut compensation

A couple who moved into their home on the day Storm Arwen struck say they have been refused full compensation despite six days without power. Ben Walker rents a house in Sharperton in Northumberland, but his and his neighbour's electricity comes via sub meters off their landlady's supply.
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Darkness after sudden power cut

Hundreds of homes were plunged into darkness after a sudden power cut in Merseyside. Service was later restored.
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Amersham power cut leaves hundreds of homes

A total of 1,984 homes were initially affected in and around Amersham, with UK Power Networks reporting there are still 483 properties affected. The power cut was first reported at around 6.11pm.
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Power cut advice issued ahead of Storm Arwen

An energy network provider has issued advice about staying safe a power cut ahead of Storm Arwen. The storm is forecast to bring heavy rain and up to 75mph winds to the UK this weekend. As a result, SP Energy Networks has issued safety advice to help keep people in Cheshire safe. Storm Arwen will be the UK’s first official storm of winter.
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Power cut in Lancaster

Nearly 100 homes and businesses were without electricity after a power cut in Lancaster this morning. A spokesman for Electricity North West said: "This power cut has been caused by an unexpected incident on the high voltage cable that provides electricity to homes and businesses.
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Families left in darkness

Homes were left in darkness on Christmas Day as the power went off leaving people with no lights and no way of cooking their turkeys. Parts of Bootle, the area around Park Lane, were left in darkness for up to three hours on Christmas Day.
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Power cut hits Largs

A power cut hit properties in Largs. A spokesperson for Largs Community Resilience said their control centre attempt to reset the network remotely to restore power in stages. A couple of hours later, service was restored.

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The first compensation cheques for hundreds of thousands of people hit by power cuts caused by Storm Arwen have been posted out, a power firm has said. The storm on 26 November knocked out power for more than 240,000 customers in the North East and Cumbria.
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Power cut in Rossendale

More than 1,200 properties in and around Rossendale were without electricity after a power cut. Service was later restored.
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Storm Arwen power cuts

Some of those who lost power due to Storm Arwen will have to wait at least two more days to be reconnected, electricity companies have said. About 30,000 households have spent five nights without power so far since gusts of nearly 100mph hit parts of the UK. The energy companies said they had reconnected about a million homes. Energy regulator Ofgem said it would examine the speed of energy companies' responses and the resilience of the UK power network in extreme weather.
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Power cut affected more than 500 homes

A power cut affected more than 500 homes in the Sunbury area following a fault on a local underground cable network. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) apologised for the unplanned outage. The company said 34 postcodes in the TW16 area experienced a loss of power.
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More than 500 homes left without power

More than 500 homes and businesses were without power in Consett. Northern Powergrid have shared an update saying that while 951 people have had their power restored, 536 are still without in the DH8 postcode.
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Hit by power cut

Residents in areas including Newton-le-Willows and Haydock have lost electricity supplies due to a power cut this afternoon, Thursday. Electricity North West are looking into the power cut, which originated in Golborne.
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More than 300 homes hit by power cut

A power cut originally affected 670 homes in the area between Great Fransham, Bittering and Brakefield Green.
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Three nights without electricity

After three nights without electricity, residents in the parts of Scotland worst affected by Storm Arwen are growing weary.
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Power cut safety advice issued

A spokesman for Electricity North West said that They were investigating the issue, that caused the power cut.
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Power cut in Tonge Moor

A total of 255 customers were affected in the transport bosses have urged motorists to approach the junction of Crompton Way and Tonge Moor Road with caution.
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Power cut in Stockport

Hundreds of homes have been left without electricity after a power cut in Stockport. More than 500 properties in areas with a SK3 and SK4 postcode have been left with no power this morning.
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Power restored in Manchester

Electricity restored after 7,000 properties across Salford and Manchester lose power
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Hull power cut updates

A power cut affected 130 properties on Thursday night.According to the Northern Powergrid power cut checker, it is "aware of an unplanned power cut in HU9 5EJ.
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Major power cuts hit homes

Major power outages have affected two county towns today, with engineers working throughout the day to restore supply. The power cuts happened at various times in both Coalville and Hinckley, with the outages even affecting traffic lights in some cases.
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Power failure could disrupt water supply

Water supply would be disrupted if the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) workers did not restore power during breakdowns, Convener of the Water Supply Trade Union Collective Alliance, Engineer Upali Rathnayake told the media yesterday.
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Bristol power cut

Homes in a number of postcode areas across Bristol have been left without power for hours this morning. Western Power Distribution has confirmed the incident has affected many properties. Engineers are working to restore power after the outage was reported just before 9am.
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Thousands plunged into darkness

Homes and businesses in L1 and L8 hadn't electricity after a power cut. SP Energy Networks said they had no advance warning of the blackout, which they became aware of at around 6pm. The power cut also caused issues to trains, with Merseyrail being forced to start trains from Moorfields due to power supply problems.
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Power cuts after windy weather

Power cuts lasting several hours are being faced by people in the Stamford and Bourne areas after sudden high-speed winds hit the area.