A POWER cut has hit some residents in an area of St Helens today, Thursday.

Some properties in the area of Parr have lost electricity this afternoon, around the area of Fleet Lane, close to the border with Warrington.

A postcode in Sutton is also affected and also in Collins Green, Warrington.

Scottish Power said the matter had been reported to them at 10.16am today.

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In a statement, Scottish Power said: "We are aware of a fault in your area.

!If you require more information please call us on: Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and North Shropshire: 0800 001 5400."

Power is expected to be restored at 8pm.

Which postcodes are affected?