MORE than 100 properties in Bolton are without power after it was cut so that workers could carry out emergency repairs.

Power was first reported as being cut at around 16.30 and is set to be restored at around 17:30.

The 121 properties are in the BL3 area and cut for safety reasons.

Electricity North West tweeted: "We apologise for any inconvenience and for the short notice.

"We will only remove supplies where there is a risk to the public or to our staff on site."