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Power cuts in Stamford and Bourne after windy weather



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Power cuts lasting several hours are being faced by people in the Stamford and Bourne areas after sudden high-speed winds hit the area.

According to Western Power Distribution, which is responsible for keeping the electricity on, 409 properties are affected in east Stamford and Uffington with power unlikely to return until after 7pm.

In Bourne, 420 properties are also without power, with the supply likely to be restored this evening.

Western Power Distribution vis aware of the outages
Western Power Distribution vis aware of the outages

The electricity went off at about 11am.

The Bertie Arms Pub in Uffington remains open but is asking people to bring coats to stay warm while the power is off.

Drivers' lucky escape as tree falls on traffic queue.

Events cancelled and roads closed.

A Western Power Distribution engineer in a field near Uffington, where power was still off at 1.45pm
A Western Power Distribution engineer in a field near Uffington, where power was still off at 1.45pm


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