OVER 1,800 homes in Barnsley have been hit by a power cut this morning.

It is thought the fault has affected homes in the Lundwood and Stairfoot area.

A spokesman from Northern Powergrid said: "We're aware of a fault in the ‪Barnsley‬ area affecting over 1,800 customers.

"Engineers are there and we've been able to restore supplies for some customers in the ‪area and are working to fix the problem."