Hundreds of homes in Northumberland affected by power cut

Almost 900 homes were affected by a power cut in Northumberland last night.

Wednesday, 8th June 2016, 9:53 am
Updated Thursday, 9th June 2016, 10:43 am
The power cut affected the Wooler area.

A total of 895 properties in the NE71 Wooler area suffered, following a problem with a sub-station. Northern Powergrid was made aware of the issue at 8.25pm.

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The power was restored by a generator and all affected properties were reconnected by 2.25am.

The Northern Powergrid spokesman said that repairs need to be carried out to the sub-station.