Blackout in town centre

COLCHESTER town centre was hit by a power blackout on Saturday.

Shops and restaurants had to fend for themselves after an underground cable fault at just before midday.

UK Power Networks was estimating to get the electricity back on by 2pm.

Engineers managed to fix the fault by 12.45pm and power was restored.

 

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3:31pm Sun 10 Feb 13

greenbroker says...

How can it be a 'blackout' in daytime?
How can it be a 'blackout' in daytime? greenbroker
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10:45am Mon 11 Feb 13

Cleggeron says...

In what way did they fend for themselves? Generate their own electricity?
And when did the power go back on? 12.45? 14.00?
Hard to think you could get many more mistakes in a four-line story...
In what way did they fend for themselves? Generate their own electricity? And when did the power go back on? 12.45? 14.00? Hard to think you could get many more mistakes in a four-line story... Cleggeron
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