A POWER cut has been reported in Westhoughton, affecting more than two dozen homes.

The cut was first reported at 15:51, due to an unexpected incident with the underground cable that provides electricity to the properties.

Electricity North West (ENW) staff are currently on the scene and there is an estimated restoration time of 00:53.

The power cut's reference number, should you wish to contact ENW, is 40817720.

For more information and advice, visit enwl.co.uk.

The affected postcodes are: BL5 3FF, BL5 3LD, BL5 3LQ, BL5 3TX, BL5 3YA, BL5 3YB.