Power cut hits 130 homes and businesses in South Yorkshire

Charnock Drive, Sheffield. Picture: Google
Charnock Drive, Sheffield. Picture: Google
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Around 130 properties have been affected by a power cut across Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster this afternoon.

Northern Powergrid workmen are currently trying to fix the problem at the scene in Kendray, Barnsley, after the lights went out on 130 properties at just after 12.30pm today.

In addition ten homes in Charnock Grove, Charnock, have also been affected and about ten properties in Moss, Doncaster, are also without power.

A spokesperson for the Northern Powergrid said the power should be back on at all properties by early this evening.