Update: Intermittent power cuts hit Beccles street

Power failures have caused problems in Beccles for a second day.

Businesses along Blyburgate have seen their power go on and off from 11.30am today as engineers from UK Power service work to fix the problem.

Shortly before 11.30am a row of business were plunged into darkness.

Engineers returned to a substation near to the library, where they were yesterday, to work on the problem, and by 12.30pm power was restored to all but two businesses.

These were restored an hour later, but at 2pm other businesses had lost power.

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Engineers at the site have isolated the underground cable fault, and further work is taking place this afternoon to try to fix the problem. The estimated time of completion is 11pm.

The town's library was forced to close yesterday and other businesses on Blyburgate saw power repeatedly turn on and off in the morning.

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