Six hours of power cut disruption in Eastbourne overnight

Power supply was disrupted for several hours (stock image)
Power supply was disrupted for several hours (stock image)

Eastbourne residents were hit by power cuts last night.

According to UK Power Networks a fault was reported at 7.06pm yesterday evening.

Six postcodes in the Eastbourne area were affected and 30 calls were received, the company said.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: "An underground electricity cable faulted on our high voltage network, causing an area wide power cut."

Power was restored at 1.27am today.