Almost 3,000 homes left without power in Normanton and Pontefract

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Around three thousand properties in Normanton and Pontefract were left without power this afternoon.

A fault on the Northern Grid network meant homes and businesses had no power between 2.21pm and 2.34pm.

A spokesman said the outage affected 2,918 homes in the WF6 and WF7 post code areas.

He added: “We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the power cut.”