Power cut affects Chichester area

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MORE than 3,000 homes suffered a power cut this afternoon (January 6) in the Observer area.

Scottish and Southern Energy reported 3,782 homes were affected in Chidham, Westbourne, Southbourne, Nutbourne, Emsworth, Woodmancote, West Ashling and Bosham.

A spokeswoman said the problem was caused at 1.26pm by a fault with an underground cable and it was fully restored by 2.34pm.

“We would like apologise for any inconvenience caused,” she said.