Around 250 South Yorkshire properties hit by power cut this morning

Around 250 homes and businesses have been hit by power cuts in South Yorkshire this morning.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 1st May 2017, 6:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:31 pm

Up to 130 properties were plunged into darkness in Handsworth just after midnight. The power is expected to be back on by about 8am.

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Over in Woodsetts, Rotherham, 120 properties were hit by a power outage at just after 6am. The electric is due to be restored by 9.15am.

Star from Northern Powergrid are at both sites trying to fix the problem.