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UPDATED: A power cut has hit Wootton and surrounding villages this afternoon (Thursday).

Households and businesses in 146 postcodes, primarily of the PO33 4 region, have lost power.

The fault occurred at 16:47.

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Engineers from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks hope to have power restored by 19:00.

UPDATE @ 17:02 – Power has already been restored to some properties, however 83 postcodes remain without electricity this dinner time.

UPDATE @ 18:03 – Power has been restored to the majority of properties this evening, however 9 postcodes remains without supply.

SSEN say power should be back to normal by 23:00.

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