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Cheltenham experienced power cuts throughout the week, with thousands of households affected. The heatwave and the fire in the sub-station in Tommy Taylors Lane, near the Prince of Wales stadium, could be to blame.
Power cuts are planned in Bracknell tomorrow, and they are set to disrupt the power for dozens of residents. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks said they have planned power cuts, so engineers can safely work on cables that supply power to properties.
Almost 2,000 properties in Bedwirth, including businesses in the town centre, were without power. Businesses in the town centre left without power and were unable to open, with burglar alarms left blaring. Electricity was later restored.
Several homes in Keswick could experience a power outage this week as Electricity North West carry out work. Power cuts are planned for properties in the town. All customers who could be affected have been informed.
Hundreds of homes and businesses in the city's West End have were affected by a power cut. Properties in Park Circus, Hyndland, and Kelvindale are among those understood to have been impacted by a fault in the G3 postcode area.
More than 250 homes in Somerset were without power following a mass cut. The power cut is categorized as a 'high-voltage' outage, meaning that it is likely to cover a wider area and have more properties affected.
Hundreds of travelers became stuck in an outback traffic jam near the border crossing between Western Australia and the Northern Territory, after a power cut at a Telstra exchange across the Kimberley. The outage caused long delays as checkpoint staff struggled to process WA border passes.
UK Power Networks has confirmed that more properties in and around Hitchin were affected by a power cut. Engineers worked to restore electricity to households. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
A power cut affected parts of Royston and many villages. The portion of Royston affected by the outage was north of Baldock Road/Street and west of Kneesworth Street/Old North Road. Part of the Burns Road estate was also affected, according to UK Power Networks.
Due to an equipment failure, several downed power lines caused roughly 1,700 residents between Bringle Ferry and Stokes Ferry roads to lose power following two power cuts that are still under investigation.