POWER has been restored in Hatch Warren after hundreds of homes and businesses were left without electricity.

As previously reported, the power went out at approximately 4am on Sunday, November 26, however, it was restored on November 27 after 10.30am.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) says the power cut affected 430 properties across 17 RG22 postcodes.

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According to SSEN, the outage was ‘unplanned’.

A spokesperson for SSEN said: “All supplies were restored by 10.30am. However, due to the nature of the fault properties were brought on individually as the fuses had to be replaced inside the affected properties one by one.”