Western Power Distribution

Type: Company
Name: Western Power Distribution
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Cable fault causes power cut to 130 homes in Stamford

Scores of homes were left without power in Stamford while an underground cable was repaired.Western Power Distribution engineers were called to Radcliffe Road, Stamford, at about 2pm yesterday (Monday) after reports that one house had lost power. Upon ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Roadworks taking place this week

Find out the latest details of roadworks taking place in the Echo area.HERE is the latest updated list of roadworks taking place locally this week.A45329 September — 30 SeptemberDelays likely Road closureWorks location: A453, M1 Jct 24 Roundabout (53 ... [Published Loughborough Echo - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fire crews alerted to multiple incidents

First published in Regional News by , ReporterFIREFIGHTERS across Wyre Forest were called to a number of incidents yesterday afternoon.At 12.14pm Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Bewdley and Kidderminster attended a company ... [Published Evesham Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

​Two injured and powers lines brought down in Foxhole car crash

The area was sealed until the electricity supply was isolatedComments (0)TWO people were injured and power lines were brought down after a car crash near St Austell this afternoon.The incident happened in Carpalla Road, Foxhole, at around 4pm.The emergency ... [Published Cornish Guardian - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Charity walks will help raise funds

CASUAL walkers can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the South Derbyshire countryside next month - all to raise money for charity.Two walks - a two-mile and a nine-mile one - have been organised to take place in the stunning surrounds of Calke Abbey to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hereford Enterprise Zone unveils road to further investment

Hereford Enterprise Zone has welcomed two new investments following the completion of a £500,000 access road at the north of the site.Electricity network company Western Power Distribution and construction industry supplier Marches Global have developments ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Family escape house set alight in lightning strike

A FAMILY had an ‘incredibly lucky’ escape after a lightning strike blew apart the back of their West Dorset home.Lightning struck the first floor of the property in the village of Wootton Fitzpaine at around 6.45am this morning, Friday, September 19.One ... [Published Dorset Echo - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Electricity turned off in 550 Swadlincote homes after power cable damage

DAMAGE . . . the scene yesterday.Comments (0)MORE than 500 homes in Swadlincote were without power yesterday after an overhead power cable at a construction site was damaged.Western Power Distribution said a total of 550 homes in the town did not have ... [Published Burton Mail - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Tree falls onto power lines at Somerton

The fire brigade, police and Western Power Distribution were needed at Somerton todayFIREFIGHTERS and other agencies have been dealing with a tree fallen onto power lines at Somerton since this afternoon.Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue say the incident, ... [Published Central Somerset Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

​Road sign written in Welsh makes Birmingham drivers' eyes go...

IT would have been fine in Wales - but a road sign written in Welsh has left motorists in Birmingham scratching their heads.The sign was placed in Chester Road, near Castle Vale, one of the Midlands city’s busiest roads.It was meant to apologise to motorists ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Jams bring commuters to a halt in morning rush hour

Comments (0)PUPILS were late for school and commuters did not get to work on time as roadworks reduced traffic to a crawl in Stroud this morning.Western Power Distribution is digging up Dudbridge Road near the Cainscross roundabout in Stroud, and it meant ... [Published Stroud Life Online - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Power cut affects more than 650 homes in Hereford

More than 650 properties in Hereford were without power this morning.First published in Herefordshire NewsMORE than 650 properties in Hereford were without power on Wednesday morning.Western Power Distribution confirmed that 671 properties in the HR1 ... [Published Kidderminster Shuttle - Sep 04 2014]

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Kier Group plc chief executive Haydn Mursell said; "I am pleased to report a good set of results showing significant progress on last year and demonstrating the robust operational performance of the business and the benefits of the May Gurney acquisition."
"The zone team is working continually with investors and potential investors to see how we can make the site work for best for them."
"Building Control also attended the property due to the extensive damage it received."
A spokeswoman for Dorset Fire and Rescue said: "The property has received extensive damage, mostly to the roof and first floor area.  Further assistance has been requested from Wessex Water and Western Power Distribution due to damage caused to these services by the lightening strike."

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Cable fault causes power cut to 130 homes in St... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
Roadworks taking place this week [Published Loughborough Echo - Sep 29 2014]
Fire crews alerted to multiple incidents [Published Evesham Journal - Sep 26 2014]
Kier : Construction group Kier announces 51% ri... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
​Two injured and powers lines brought down in F... [Published Cornish Guardian - Sep 24 2014]
Charity walks will help raise funds [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
Hereford Enterprise Zone unveils road to furthe... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 23 2014]
BREAKING: Power cut in Boston and Spalding area [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 21 2014]
Thunder & Lightning Predicted By Met Office [Published Wessex Fm - Sep 20 2014]
90 passengers rescued from train stranded by fl... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 19 2014]
Family escape house set alight in lightning strike [Published Dorset Echo - Sep 19 2014]
House damaged in lightning strike [Published Dorset Echo - Sep 19 2014]
Power cut hits Worcester tonight [Published Ledbury Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Kier Group announces strong full year results [Published Western Morning News - Sep 18 2014]
Latest roadworks for the next few days [Published Loughborough Echo - Sep 18 2014]
Community transport scheme picks up £750 cash b... [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Emergency services called to Somerton after tre... [Published Western Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Power cut hits Shropshire villages [Published Shropshire Star - Sep 17 2014]
Electricity turned off in 550 Swadlincote homes... [Published Burton Mail - Sep 17 2014]
8,000 homes affected as power cut hits Erdingto... [Published Sutton Coldfield Observer - Sep 16 2014]
500-plus homes in Swadlincote hit by power cut [Published Burton Mail - Sep 16 2014]
Tree falls onto power lines at Somerton [Published Central Somerset Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
BREAKING: Road closed in Somerton due to tree f... [Published Western Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
Power restored to hundreds of homes in Derbyshi... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 13 2014]
Power cut in Derbyshire hits hundreds of proper... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 13 2014]
Power cut hits more than 1,000 Nuneaton homes [Published Nuneaton News - Sep 11 2014]
More than 17,000 Telford homes lose power [Published Shropshire Star - Sep 10 2014]
Powerline burnt in Whatstandwell [Published Belper Today - Sep 09 2014]
IanMat published Traffic lights at Camelot Inn,... [Published Wells Journal - Sep 09 2014]
​Road sign written in Welsh makes Birmingham dr... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 08 2014]
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Toshiba to supply Lithium-titanate battery for ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jun 24 2014]
Toshiba Corporation will supply the battery for the United Kingdom’s first 2MW scale lithium-titanate battery based Energy Storage System (ESS) to support grid management. The company’s 1MWh SCiB battery will be installed in a primary substation in ...
PPL's United Kingdom Subsidiaries Accept Ofgem'... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Feb 17 2014]
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) said Monday (2/17) that its Western Power Distribution subsidiaries in the United Kingdom have accepted a decision by the Office of Electricity and Gas Markets (Ofgem) to set the ...
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EDIS Number: ST-20140215-42692-GBR Date / time: 15/02/2014 05:19:52 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: Europe Country: United Kingdom State/County: Wales Location: [Wales-wide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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