Power cut hits 50 properties on outskirts of Sheffield 

A power cut has hit about 50 properties on the outskirts of Sheffield today. 

About 40 homes and businesses are affected in Hathersage and a further 10 in Wentworth Road, Dronfield.

Wentworth Road, Dronfield. Picture: Google

Wentworth Road, Dronfield. Picture: Google

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In a statement, the Northern Powergrid said: “The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the electricity cable that serves your area.”  

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Staff are present at both sites and are attempting to fix the problem.