ELECTRICITY is expected to be restored to properties affected by a power cut over the past few days later tonight, Scottish Power says.

A power cut was first reported on Friday morning, November 17, at around 6am.

The issue is affecting residents in the postcode of WA10 3NE in the area of Elm Road, Thatto Heath.

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Power is expected to be restored to the area by 9.45pm today, Scottish Power has said.

In a statement to customers, Scottish Power said: "We are aware of a fault in your area. If you require more information please call us on: Central and Southern Scotland: 0800 092 9290 . Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and North Shropshire: 0800 001 5400."