Electricity cut off until late tonight in Pontefract

Power will be down in the Pontefract area until around 10pm while 'urgent work' takes place.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 6:09 pm
Updated Monday, 9th April 2018, 6:16 pm

Northern Powergrid, which distributes energy to millions of people, confirmed it had to cut electricity in the WF8 area on Twitter.

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It said: "We’ve had to turn the power off to our network in #WF8_3 to carry out urgent work, we aim to restore power by approx. 10.00 PM. Thanks for your patience"