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Newport Homes And Businesses Hit By Power Cut

Homes and businesses in Newport have been hit by a power cut this afternoon (Friday).

According to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, 12 postcodes in the PO30 area have been affected by the outage.

The 12 known affected areas, include: 

  •  PO30 1BJ
  •  PO30 1JA
  •  PO30 1JD
  •  PO30 1JP
  •  PO30 1JW
  •  PO30 1SP
  •  PO30 1TB
  •  PO30 1TD
  •  PO30 1UH
  •  PO30 1XB
  •  PO30 5AG
  •  PO30 5SJ

A spokesperson for the energy suppliers said:

"We’re sorry for the loss of supply. We currently have a fault affecting the areas listed. Our engineers are on site working hard to get the power back on as quickly as they can. If you need more information, please call us on 105 or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) and quote reference 'GT2481'."

Power first went out at around 11.30am. SSEN hopes to have it restored by 4pm.

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