A power cut is affecting nearly 200 homes in York today (Saturday).

The outage has hit 190 premises in the YO26 postcode at Poppleton – and it looks set to disrupt many a Saturday night.

Northern Powergrid said the It’ cut was reported at 1.23pm. But they don’t expect to restore supplies until 10.45pm tonight.

The company said:

  • The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the electricity cable that serves your area.