Power cut hits Peterborough

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Monday, 5.30pm: A power cut affected thousands of homes in Peterborough this afternoon (Monday).

At approximately 3.20pm the power went out in Peterborough city centre and parts of Werrington, Netherton and Bretton.

The Queensgate and Bretton shopping centres also reported loss of power.

Most people were affected for no more than 25 minutes, some were without power until 5.15pm.

The outage was caused by a fault at a Peterborough substation.

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