UK Power Networks, which is responsible for the regions electrical infrastructure, said a fault was reported at about 10am and that more than 1,000 properties were affected. A spokesman said: There was a power cut in this area earlier. Our engineers worked hard to fix it and your power should now be back on. We are sorry for any trouble this may have caused you. If you are still experiencing problems try resetting your trip switches or contact us and we will be able to help. Power was restored at about midday. Postcodes affected by the outage: PE18 0, PE18 6, PE18 8, PE19 5, PE2 2, PE28 5, PE29 2, and PE29 3.