Ashton-on-Ribble and Fulwood homes affected by weekend power cuts

Electricity North West engineers
Electricity North West engineers

Over the weekend (13-14 March) residents in Ashton on Ribble and Fulwood experienced power cuts.


This left many households without electricity.

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A spokesperson for Electricity North West said:  “On Saturday night at 11:36pm, we received reports of a power cut on the underground network affecting 577 properties in Fulwood.

“Engineers reconfigured the network and installed a generator while they carried out repairs. There was a short interruption to power when customers were reconnected to the network.

“On Sunday there was an unrelated fault on the underground network in Ashton on Ribble.

“Engineers carried out a temporary repair and all supplies have now been restored. Engineers will return to site in the coming days to carry out a permanent fix.”

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When there is a power cut, people can call 105 and that will put them straight through to Electricity North West’s customer contact centre.

They can also follow their social channels on Twitter or Facebook and keep track of live power cut updates at

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