2000 homes lose power

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Almost 2,000 homes and businesses across Dewsbury and Batley Carr were left without power for more than an hour this morning (Monday).

The power cut affected 1,937 residents in the WF13 area, a spokeswoman for Northern Powergrid said.

The fault was down to a high voltage trip which hit at 7.30am.

Power was restored by 8.32am, the spokeswoman said.