SOME residents in Barnsley have experienced a power cut this afternoon which has affected almost 772 homes.

Homes in the S75 area of Barnsley have today (February 16) been affected by the power cut which Northern Powergrid called ‘unexpected’.

A spokesperson for the company said: “For this type of power cut we normally restore power to 90 per cent of our customers in about 90 minutes.

“We currently estimate that the power will be back on by 2.45pm.”