A POWER cut in Prudhoe has affected several homes.

An unplanned power cut has happened in the NE42 6NT postcode area of the town.

The Northern Powergrid team is on hand to try and restore the power, which they hope to have back on by 5pm today (Thursday).

A statement said: "The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve your area."

It is believed that less than 10 premises are currently affected.