electricity north west

Thieves cause £30,000 worth of damage and ‘cheat death’ at electricity substation break-in

A fire at a substation in Preston has caused £30,000 worth of damage as well as knocking out power for over a thousand local residents. The incident happened on Wednesday […]

5 months ago
Easter Eggs donated to Preston Foodbank by kind hearted workers

Deborah from Electricity North West's Preston depot with the donated goods and Easter Eggs Many families in Preston will wake up on Easter Sunday without the mountain of chocolate that many expect this weekend. One Preston business has been working to help those families […]

12 months ago
Storm Gareth arrives in Preston with gusts of up to 70mph

Stormy skies over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Storm Gareth has begun to make its presence felt in Preston. The Met Office has a yellow weather warning in place for gale force winds. Network Rail has announced speed […]

1 year ago
Ribbleton being hit by on-off power cuts

Electricity North West engineers Frustated homeowners in Ribbleton are continuing to have their lights turn off and WiFi routers disrupted. Electricity North West confirmed since Friday (8 February) a number of roads have been […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Apology issued after power cut disrupts UCLan graduations

The crowds outside the Guild Hall during the graduation ceremonies Pic: Russell Hogarth The crowds outside the Guild Hall during the graduation ceremonies Pic: Russell Hogarth Graduation ceremonies were among the events disrupted by a power cut in the city centre. Preston Guild […]

1 year ago
Electricity substation work to shut Preston street for four years

Queries were raised as the signs appeared in Glover's Court itself Queries were raised as the signs appeared in Glover’s Court itself Upgrades to an electricity sub-station in Preston city centre are to close a street for four years. Electricity North […]

1 year ago
Hundreds of homes in Fishwick were without power

Electricity North West engineers Electricity North West engineers Hundreds of homes off New Hall Lane were without power. The fault was reported to Electricity North West around 8.40pm on Thursday 4 October in Fishwick […]

2 years ago
A power cut in Preston leaves Ribbleton homes without power

Quick Shop in Ribbleton Avenue Pic: Google Ribbleton. Pic: Google A power cut in the Ribbleton area has left many homes and businesses without power today (Sunday 9 September). Engineers were called out to the area at […]

2 years ago
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