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    Default NEWSFLASH: Major Power Failure across Cirencester

    Approx 0425 the local substation blew a transformer wiping out the entire suppy to cirencester and surrounding areas.

    Was arcing for well over 20mins until supply was shut off, Emergencey Services are now there.

    Updates to follow shortly along with Videos.

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    hope you get connected sooner than we did....

    yesterday was a wipeout.. the part of town my unit is in had a 32 hour powercut due to the wind damage..Tree on substation..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    hope you get connected sooner than we did....

    yesterday was a wipeout.. the part of town my unit is in had a 32 hour powercut due to the wind damage..Tree on substation..
    That's cause you're southern softies!!!!! Up norf the tree would have been nicked before it fell into the sub station!!

    Good luck to you all having problems!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    hope you get connected sooner than we did....

    yesterday was a wipeout.. the part of town my unit is in had a 32 hour powercut due to the wind damage..Tree on substation..

    Not a very productive day then Mark

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    Quote Originally Posted by j13hdb View Post
    Up norf the tree would have been nicked before it fell into the sub station!!

    Good luck to you all having problems!!
    What area of Nottingham are you from??

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonr View Post
    Approx 0425 the local substation blew a transformer wiping out the entire suppy to cirencester and surrounding areas.

    Was arcing for well over 20mins until supply was shut off, Emergencey Services are now there.

    Updates to follow shortly along with Videos.

    Oooh I only live 15 mins from Cirencester - although we didn't get a powercut???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    What area of Nottingham are you from??

    Just west of J27 in an old pit village called Jacksdale-not on many maps and we've only just got electric and no mobile phone signal and digital tv due...........................2011!!! Back of beyond!

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    Quote Originally Posted by j13hdb View Post
    Just west of J27 in an old pit village called Jacksdale-not on many maps and we've only just got electric and no mobile phone signal and digital tv due...........................2011!!! Back of beyond!
    I bet the Tax man knows where it is though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    I bet the Tax man knows where it is though.


    Fraid so Ed!!!

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    I know Jacksdale, just next to Selston..

    You are right, it is back of beyond, round the corner and down the road a bit...

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