Power cut for more than 1,000 homes in Scarborough and Whitby

A power cut in Scarborough and Whitby has cut off a large number of homes.

By George Buksmann
Thursday, 18th February 2021, 2:28 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th February 2021, 2:30 pm

Electricity provider Northern Powergrid says that 1,223 houses in Scarborough and Whitby are currently without power.

Customers in YO22 and YO13 are currently affected by an unexpected power cut.

They say for this type of power cut they normally restore power to 90 per cent of customers in 90 minutes.

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Northern Powergrid say power should be restored by 3.15pm.

It is estimated power will return at 3.15pm.

If repairs take longer customers will be updated by Northern Powergrid.