Power cut in Faringdon

First published in Wantage/Grove Herald Series: Photograph of the Author by , Council Reporter, also covering Oxford city centre. Call me on 01865 425429

NEARLY 500 homes were without electricity in Faringdon this morning after a power cut affecting the Fernham area.

Southern Electric has confirmed that 470 customers were affected by the fault on an underground cable which occurred at around 3am.

Engineers are currently working on site and have restored power to all but 90 properties in the Silver Street and Church Lane area.

A mobile generator is also on its way.

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