Hundreds of home and businesses hit by huge South Yorkshire power cut tonight

Hundreds of homes and businesses have been hit by a huge power cut across South Yorkshire tonight.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 6:39 pm
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 6:39 pm
Northern Powergrid

Villages and suburbs north of Barnsley have all been affected after supplies were cut at around 6pm.

It is not clear at this stage what caused the cut.

A spokesman for Northern Powergrid said: “We are currently working hard to restore power however we are unable to provide an accurate restoration time.”

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Residents are urged to call 105 with any questions.

Power could be restored by 7.30pm.