Newcastle Power Outage: Northern Powergrid ‘aware’ of problems - here’s when power is expected to be restored

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Energy suppliers Northern Powergrid have confirmed they are ‘aware’ of outages - here’s when they expect to have power restored

There are currently 11 power outages in Newcastle, according to the Northern Powergrid, which is likely to affect hundreds of homes in the area. A restoration time has however been given.

No work has been scheduled to be carried out in the area - making this an ‘unplanned’ event. The outages come after snow has blanketed the UK, with the north east one of the worst hit areas.

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The Northern Powergrid provides electricity to 3.9 million people in both the north east and Yorkshire combined. Alongside Newcastle, hundreds in Trimdon Colliery, Durham also lost power today (March 9).

Northern Powergrid said: "The power cut affecting these properties has been caused by an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve the area. If you need to report an emergency, please call 105."

The electricity provider has pinpointed numerous problems affecting residents in the Newcastle area. Below are the impacted postcodes and when Northern Powergrid are expecting power will be restored.

Northern Powergrid power cuts: postcodes affected

Postcode: NE63 9LS Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LA Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

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Postcode: NE63 9LG Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LF Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9NL Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LJ Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LD Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9NG Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LB Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LE Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

Postcode: NE63 9LH Restoration Estimate: 7.45pm

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