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

Some properties in Collins Green have lost electricity this afternoon as well as those around the area of Fleet Lane in St Helens, close to the border with Warrington.

A postcode in Sutton is also affected.

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

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?