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Families left in darkness
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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
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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
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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
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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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More than 500 homes left without 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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More than 300 homes hit by power cut
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Thousands plunged into darkness
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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
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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.
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Power cut in Cardiff, Bristol, Newport
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Power cut in Cardiff, Bristol, Newport

Power went out across Wales and south-west England as children were out trick or treating for Halloween
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Power cut to impact three postcodes
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Power cut to impact three postcodes

This comes due to works set to be undertaken by utilities company Electricity North West around Whitefield on November 5. A total of seven homes across three Bury postcodes are set to be without power for a short time.
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Power cut to hit eight Bolton postcodes
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Power cut to hit eight Bolton postcodes

A Power cut is planned for next week, which will impact homes across eight Bolton postcodes. This comes due to works set to be undertaken by utility's company Electricity North West in the borough on October 26. A total of 26 homes across eight postcodes are set to be without power for a short time.
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Homes without electricity in Bury
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Homes without electricity in Bury

A power cut affected 616 properties in Whitefield. The firm says the power cut has been caused by an 'unexpected incident on our high voltage cable' which provides electricity to several properties in the M45 area.
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Power cut in Bury
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Power cut in Bury

More than 1,400 properties have been left without electricity this morning after a power cut in Bury. The problem is affecting houses and businesses in the BL0 postcode in the Ramsbottom area, Electricity North West said. 1,431 properties in total have been hit by the power cut. Engineers are currently on their way to fix the problem.
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 Norwich hit by power outage
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Norwich hit by power outage

A power outage affected parts of Norfolk today. Around 528 customers in and around Lenwade, Easton and other villages in the area were impacted following a faulty underground electricity cable which caused an area wide power cut.

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Power cut affected over 4,000 homes
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Power cut affected over 4,000 homes

Power cut affected over 4,000 homes in Sunderland and County Durham. Crews were working to restore service.
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Unexpected power cut
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Unexpected power cut

Several Aylesbury homes were left without power due to a cut affecting large parts of town. Street lights, traffic controls and the power throughout homes in Aylesbury was impacted.
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Frizington power cut
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Frizington power cut

More than 100 homes without power for almost 12 hours in Frizington. A spokesman for the energy supplier said: "This power cut has been caused by an unexpected incident with the underground cable that provides electricity to your home or business.