Residents in Horsford wake up to Christmas Day power cut

HORSFORD VILLAGE SIGN. en 13/07/01

HORSFORD VILLAGE SIGN. en 13/07/01 - Credit: Eastern Counties Newspapers

People waking up in Horsford this morning were shocked to find they had no power on Christmas Day.

Jack Starr tweeted: 'Happy Christmas to the whole of Horsford that have been treated to a power cut.'

And Jo Clarke added: 'Sitting in the dark in Horsford on Christmas Day - power cut!! May not be having turkey today!!!!'

Around 1,300 homes and businesses were thought to be affected.

UK Power Networks said: 'We're investigating a high voltage overhead electricity line fault which has caused a power cut in the local area.'

They then tweeted to say they expected power to be back on between 9 - 10am, with some people reporting the fault to be fixed by 9.02am.

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